Tagged Millicent Simmonds

Wonderstruck (Haynes, 2017)

Yes, this is minor Haynes, and no, this is not his first “bad” film. Todd Haynes couldn’t direct a bad film if he tried. He’s much too poetic and graceful. The reason Wonderstruck isn’t as good as some of his other work is really down to Brian Selznick’s story. It’s not as dynamic or inventive as the…

A Quiet Place (Krasinski, 2018)

A Quiet Place is among the best experiences I had watching a film this year, as it utilized its technical facets with a great amount of intelligence. From the sound design to the cinematography, John Krasinski ensures you are actively involved in the family’s plight—and maybe even implicated in it, as one flinches at every minute sound from…