Emily Strong

“I’ll probably get blamed for that.” You ever have one of those super stressful dreams where no matter how hard you try, you have absolutely no control over the surreal and vivid events you’re experie...
When we meet the overly-privileged young Londoner Tony ( James Fox ), he’s passed out in a makeshift chair in his empty new townhouse with a drink in his hand, only to be awoken by the polite, prospec...
“This is where I ended up. This is where I’m supposed to be.” After premiering at the Sundance film festival to much universal acclaim, Celine Song ’s astounding directorial debut, Past Lives , has fi...
“Can I touch your wiener?” After a string of classic and utterly quotable sex comedies that seemed to totally dominate the late-90s through the 2000s (the American Pie series, The 40-Year-Old-Virgin ,...
Opening upon a black-and-white vision of the New York city skyline, we are promptly checked into a classy hotel. But it seems that there aren’t too many classy activities going on here as we witness a...
“Is that what I was so afraid of?” What is the scariest kind of monster? Is it a knife-wielding, masked psychopath wreaking havoc in a small town? Is it an alien creature from another planet that can...
It’s 1908 in London, and Miss Sonia Winter (the great Diana Rigg ), a strong-willed and staunch feminist who holds aspirations to become a journalist lays before the heads of a notable newspaper a sto...
“Why do you like me so much?” Charles loves Laura. I mean, he really loves her. So much so that it’s painful. But…when we meet Charles ( John Heard ), he’s no longer with Laura ( Mary Beth Hurt ). The...
Watching the documentary, LYNCH (one) , that’s included on Criterion ’s gorgeous release of David Lynch ’s Inland Empire , we hear Lynch himself say that this film is “an experiment.” BUT he also make...
What do you get when you combine the elevated emotions of a melodrama and the seedy, back-stabbing beats and visuals of a noir? This concoction is the exact recipe for Michael Curtiz ’s delectably dar...
A swinging sixties marital comedy with the charming Shirley MacLaine and the prim and proper Richard Attenborough ? Sure! Why not? It’s an innocent request from the workaholic brasserie manufacturer R...
What does family really mean? Is it the people who are related by blood through no choice of your own? Or is it more? Is it the people who choose to protect you and stick with you – the people who gen...
In a family-owned butcher shop situated in a sun-scorched small town, we meet Sara ( Laura Galán ) – an overweight teenager who is constantly bombarded with the merciless bullying and gossip of other...
Can a movie that is a mess also be considered genius? Well, that is the perpetual debate about Orson Welles ’ The Lady from Shanghai . Based on the novel If I Die Before I Wake by Sherwood King , this...
On again, off again. In love, out of love. Going back to school, starting a new job. Everything is fluid and everything is changing in the whimsical and lustful drama from French director Jacques Audi...