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Park Hae-il stars in Park Chan-wook’s detective film Decision to Leave. (Kiara Royer/The Williams Record)

Images in Review: Decision to Leave makes some questionable decisions

Tharini Prakash November 16, 2022
I left Park Chan-wook’s latest romance-mystery-thriller feeling confused and unsatisfied. It’s true that Decision to Leave is beautifully directed, but the plot leaves much to be desired.
Todd Field’s Tár stars Cate Blanchett as Lydia Tár, a composer-conductor. (Photo courtesy of Kiara Royer/The Williams Record.)

Images in Review: Tár misses mark

John Aste November 1, 2022
The film Tár at Images Cinema tells the story of a composer-conductor with an impeccable resume who sows the seeds of her own downfall from the upper echelons of the classical music world. Despite grappling with victimhood, reputation, and artistry, I feel Tár fails to deliver all it promises.
A24’s documentary Cow tells the life story of a mother cow named Luma. (Photo courtesy of Images Cinema.)

Fresh Fest’s ‘Cow’ presents a tragic bovine heroine

Katya Ulyanov and Caroline Morrissey May 10, 2022
As springtime arrives and the temperature begins to spike, Images Cinema’s annual Fresh Fest is in full swing. The festival features an array of eye-opening documentaries and non-fiction dramas showcasing stories of human-environment interaction with messages about how farming and food production impact culture.
Images is screening The Northman until May 5th. (Ava Burr/Williams Record)

Images in Review: Surrender to the new viking drama, The Northman

Tharini Prakash April 26, 2022

Robert Eggers’ newest film based on Norse folklore is sure to satisfy fans of Viking dramas, cinematic gore, and Nicole Kidman. A revenge tale of enormous scale, The Northman packs its two-hour runtime...

Images in Review: Anything goes in Everything Everywhere All at Once

Images in Review: Anything goes in Everything Everywhere All at Once

John Aste April 19, 2022
Every once in a while, a movie comes along that is so radically new and original you leave the theater with a changed perception of what movies can be, what they can do, and where they are going.
Director and screenwriter Sian Heder’s CODA, 2022 Best Picture, is playing at Images until April 14. (Ava Burr/The Williams Record.)

Images in Review: Deafness and representation in CODA

Ari Quasney April 12, 2022
Even after watching CODA twice, I am still struggling to answer a question: Who is this movie for?
Images in Review: 2022 Oscar- Nominated Animated Shorts

Images in Review: 2022 Oscar- Nominated Animated Shorts

Katya Ulyanov and Caroline Morrissey March 2, 2022

The Animated Shorts Oscars category is always a tense competition, and this year rounded up five powerful films from six different countries: Robin, Robin, БоксБалет (Boxballet), Affairs of the...

Parallel Mothers is now playing at Images Cinema until Feb. 24. (Kira Hernandez/Williams Record)

Images in Review: Parallel Mothers juxtaposes two motherhoods

John Aste February 23, 2022
Staff Writer John Aste reviews Parallel Mothers, a Spanish film that tells the story of two women connected by the shared experience of both history and motherhood.
Alana Haim stars in Licorice Pizza, which plays at Images until Feb. 17. (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.)

Images in Review: With Licorice Pizza, Paul Thomas Anderson will make your heart soar

Tharini Prakash February 9, 2022
Tharini Prakash ’23 discusses Licorice Pizza’s strengths and weaknesses and contrasts it with Paul Thomas Anderson’s other films.
Alana Haim stars in Licorice Pizza, which plays at Images until Feb. 17. (Photo courtesy of Imdb.)

Images in Review: Alana Haim’s Bubbe reviews Licorice Pizza

Lily Goldberg February 9, 2022
Inspired by Michiko Kakutani’s reviews, Lily Goldberg ’22 responds to Licorice Pizza from the perspective of the starring actress’ grandmother.
Belfast is a visually stunning film with powerful performances. (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.)

Images in Review: Belfast is a triumph in black and white

Isabel Williams December 8, 2021
Isabel Williams ’24 writes that Belfast is sure to wow critics and earn an Oscar this year.
Images in Review: ‘The French Dispatch’ explores ennui in Ennui

Images in Review: ‘The French Dispatch’ explores ennui in Ennui

Justin Piccininni and Katya Ulyanov November 17, 2021
Katya Ulyanov ’24 and Justin Piccininni ’24 write that Wes Anderson's latest film — which explores finding meaning in boring lives — is sure to become a cult classic.
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