Too Late

Calling Dennis Hauck's effort "Too Late" a film seems a little dishonest. I think exercise is a much better term for it. It's something not so much concerned with telling a story or weaving a narrative with characters as it is with the manner in which it's made; its central preoccupation is itself. It's a…

Arrival (2016)

Mankind's unfathomable place in the universe has been one of the central preoccupations of (good) sci-fi cinema since Méliés shot that rocket into the moon's eye in 1902. There's something about the way the camera is always looking outwards, always probing, that makes it perfect for investigations of an otherwordly nature. Denis Villeneuve's 'Arrival' arrives…