Posts by Finlay Spencer

Clara Sola

By Finlay Spencer

Nathalie Álvarez Mesén's debut feature explores religious oppression and sexual desire through a Costa Rican woman's mystical awakening.


How The Draughtsman’s Contract set the blueprint for the modern period piece

By Finlay Spencer

With its acerbic script and anachronistic flourishes, Peter Greenaway’s 1982 film is as fresh and funny as ever.

All Quiet on the Western Front

By Finlay Spencer

Edward Berger’s trench-foot-and-all retelling of this classic war story lacks originality in its brutality.


Everything we know so far about Terrence Malick’s Way of the Wind

By Finlay Spencer

True to form, the elusive American auteur is taking his precious time over his forthcoming Bible epic.

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