I, Tonya

After long admiring its nouveau Americana soundtrack, I finally sat down and watched Craig Gillespie’s I, Tonya, a critical darling from 2017 that stars Aussie actress Margot Robbie as its titular heroine full of gumption. Crafted with extraordinary, ethereal ice skating shots, the film develops a narrative about class and domestic violence. It offers anContinue reading “I, Tonya”

The Shape of Water

In aqua-toned splendor, Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water emerges as an eccentric, sci-fi fairy tale that amplifies the voices of those who are seldom heard. Sally Hawkins stars as Elisa Esposito, a mute cleaning woman who lives a humdrum life. Her best friends are Giles (Richard Jenkins), a struggling advertisement artist, and Zelda, anContinue reading “The Shape of Water”