Columbus (2017)

A brilliant, lowkey cinematic simile, drawing connections between architecture and life, symmetry and relationships. Architecture is baked into the entire film, not just the writing, as the cinematography constantly finds interesting ways to film buildings that serve as some sort of commentary on the characters and their relationships as well. The fascination and obsession Malick…

The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)

The Cloverfield series seems to consist of JJ Abram’s production company Bad Robot picking up science-fiction movies that would possibly not fare too well upon release, adding (at the script level, or filming level through reshoots) connections to the 2008 Cloverfield movie, then releasing with some sort of innovative marketing strategy making a point of…