14 articles written by Eli Hayes
3rd Street Blackout
A lo-fi romantic comedy with a New York sense of humor and a tremendous supporting cast.
A visual spectacle that is further proof of Luca Bigazzi being one of the finest working cinematographers in the business.
Flowers (Another Hole in the Head Review)
A surreal, effective, and deeply experimental horror film from extreme horror filmmaker Phil Stevens which manages to get under one's skin.
Gaspar Noé's sensational sexual epic is both a numbing and impressive feature.
A strong visual emphasis on the sensory experience and a gorgeous original score makes Blind pure cinema.
TIFF 2015: Sleeping Giant
A wonderfully stylized coming-of-age story that's familiar in its narrative and themes, but unique in its execution.
Catch Me Daddy
A bleak, impressive directorial debut whose dreariness is matched with a haunting, poetic beauty.
Big Significant Things
An exploration of the mundane unable to transcend the tedium of its character's lives.
The successful surrealism of this directorial debut is overshadowed by its weak performances and inconsistent writing.
Son of Saul (Cannes Review)
A deeply dark and devastating experience, Son of Saul is one of the best directorial debuts in years.
An explosive, shocking, and truly visceral hyper-violent thriller about a delusional anti-hero.
Cannes 2015: Green Room
A punk band’s journey into an abyss of madness and violence makes up Jeremy Saulnier's latest indie thriller.
Cannes 2015: Sleeping Giant
A wonderfully stylized coming-of-age story, familiar in its narrative and themes, but unique in its execution.
The Lobster (Cannes Review)
An absurdist social critique that solidifies Lanthimos as not just a unique voice in today’s cinematic realm, but a great one as well.