Wild Tales

Feb 27 2015

Wild Tales

You don’t often see an Oscar-nominated film that could also be considered a guilty pleasure. “Wild Tales” (Relatos salvajes), a diabolically clever anthology from Argentine writer/director Damián Szifron, is such an animal. It offers six revenge-themed stories that deal in everything from social inequality to adultery to corrupt lawyers, an invariably entertaining mix that’s delivered with a pitch-black sense of […]
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Dec 30 2014

Mike’s Top 10 Films of 2014

With each annual list that I compile, I find myself saying the same thing: it’s difficult to come up with a definitive “Top 10”. It’s one thing when a film has secured a spot in your favorites the minute the credits have started rolling, something that speaks to you in a very specific way or comes […]
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