Tag: contagion

My Journey with Old

To paraphrase the introduction to Dan Olson’s video essay regarding watching Contagion dozens of times during the early months of the pandemic: this is not a review, it is a raw nerve. As M. Night Shyamalan’s latest film came to a close, I began to lose sight of the film itself, and I started to…

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The Report

Investigative journalism films directly appeal to me, mostly because I love movies about everyday people being good at what they do for a living – the first horse training sequence in The Rider brought me to tears, for instance. I was excited for The Report, because it bears most of the genre’s conventions, but also…

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