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Hope Madden

Into the Woods

Into the Woods

In the Earth by Hope Madden If there’s one Ben Wheatley film people don’t seem to like, it’s 2013’s A Field in England. That film feels a lot like an…read more →

This Old House

This Old House

The Banishing by Hope Madden Filmmaker Christopher Smith has repeatedly proven a knack for horror. Whether he locks us up in the tunnels beneath London with Franka Potente (2004’s Creep),…read more →

Test of Wills

Test of Wills

Slalom by Hope Madden As her camera races down the mountains of Val-d’Isère, writer/director Charlène Favier depicts both thrill and isolation in equal measure. It’s a tone that fits more…read more →

Out of the Darkness

Out of the Darkness

The Power by Hope Madden Simultaneously sympathetic and vengeful, Corinna Faith’s ghost story The Power sets an emotional tone that suits its core themes. Today is Val’s (Rose Williams) first…read more →

Place Your Bets

Place Your Bets

Godzilla vs. Kong by George Wolf & Hope Madden Here’s a sampling of the things we yelled at the screen during Godzilla vs. Kong: “Boom! In the face!” “Kyle Chandler…read more →

Imitation Games

Imitation Games

The Courier by Hope Madden Your regular Joe Schmo can do anything. He can save the world. He can even learn to love ballet. Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) was a…read more →

Hot Pants

Hot Pants

Slaxx by Hope Madden Does anybody remember those old Shrink to fit only you 501 jeans ads? They are creepier now. Absurdism meets consumerism in co-writer/director Elza Kephart’s bloody comedy,…read more →

In His Name

In His Name

Son by Hope Madden Back in 2014, Irish filmmaker Ivan Kavanagh wondered what to do about a dad who may be his son’s only salvation, or may be his one…read more →