Fight Club (1999) – David Fincher

David Fincher’s Fight Club, adapted by Jim Uhls from the 1996 Chuck Palahniuk novel of the same name, is a divisive 90s cult classic. While the film was not an initial success at the box office, it thrived on DVD sales, and memorable phrases like, “the first rule of Fight Club is don’t talk aboutContinue reading “Fight Club (1999) – David Fincher”

The Art of Self-Defense (2019) – Riley Stearns

The Art of Self-Defense is the 2019 dark comedy by writer and director Riley Stearns, starring Jesse Eisenberg as the lead Casey. There are things unexplained in the film, like when exactly it is set, but while the inconsequential violence, attitudes and behaviours of some of the characters are exaggerated, they are alarmingly all tooContinue reading “The Art of Self-Defense (2019) – Riley Stearns”

Sorry to Bother You (2018) – Boots Riley

Boots Riley’s Sorry to Bother You is a refreshing, innovative satire that is thought-provoking and forces you to question your own complicity in the oppressive structures in society today. As well as directing, Riley also wrote the script, and his activist background is apparent through the film’s presence and power. The piece tackles a multitudeContinue reading “Sorry to Bother You (2018) – Boots Riley”