Hereditary (2018) / Midsommar (2019)

Hereditary (2018) written and directed by Ari Aster Midsommar (2019) written and directed by Ari Aster In Hereditary, the film debut from writer/director Ari Aster, Toni Collette plays Annie, a mentally unstable artist (Toni Collette) who discovers her recently deceased mother was part of a secret cult scheming to resurrect a demon. And while Aster […]

The Ninth Gate (1999)

The Ninth Gate (1999) written by Roman Polanski, John Brownjohn, and Enrique Urbizu based on the novel El Club Dumas by Arturo Pérez-Reverte directed by Roman Polanski I had seen this lesser-known effort from Roman Polanski at least twice before, and had always felt disappointed that the film didn’t take itself too seriously. The tale […]

Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

Guest contributor Rogelio Rodríguez shares his thoughts on Roman Polanski’s Rosemary’s Baby. Rosemary’s Baby (1968) based on the novel by Ira Levin written and directed by Roman Polanski I’m not a fan of Mia Farrow. I don’t know anything about the work of John Cassavetes and, since I’m an atheist, I don’t believe in God […]