Posts by Callie Petch

How Men in Black subverted blockbuster tropes to become box office gold

By Callie Petch

Twenty-five years ago Barry Sonnenfeld's workplace action-comedy broke the rules and launched an iconic franchise.

How the dynamic editing of Don’t Think sets the bar for concert films

By Callie Petch

Adam Smith creates a disorientating, immersive experience through innovative camera work and editing in The Chemical Brothers: Don't Think.

How 24 Hour Party People put an anarchic spin on the music biopic

By Callie Petch

Michael Winterbottom’s portrait of the Madchester scene is enduring proof that films about musicians don’t have to beatify their subjects.

Language Lessons – first-look review

By Callie Petch

Writer/director Natalie Morales crafts one of the pandemic era’s most moving and effective odes to long-distanced intimacy.

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