All posts by Scott Wilson

Saint Omer

It takes a deft hand to communicate empathy in the story of a mother who has killed her 15-month-old baby, but director Alice Diop handles this courtroom drama with grace, even if the genre tag feels reductive here.

Straight Up

There’s an audience out there who will be utterly allergic to everything about STRAIGHT UP, whether it’s the film’s aesthetics, its bordering-on-quirky characters, or its open mind (ok, boomer). But those reasons are exactly why even more will find a lot to love about it.