Posts by Rafaela Sales Ross


By Rafaela Sales Ross

Eric Steele ventures into narrative filmmaking with a lacklustre adaptation of David Bezmozgis’ queer coming-of-age story.


Why I love Ellen Burstyn’s performance in The Last Picture Show

By Rafaela Sales Ross

She inhabits the role of the frustrated housewife in Peter Bogdanovich’s 1971 drama with apparent effortlessness.

The Last Duel

By Rafaela Sales Ross

Matt Damon, Adam Driver and Jodie Comer star in Ridley Scott’s blunt-edged tale of masculinity and betrayal in the 14th century.


The Last Duel – first-look review

By Rafaela Sales Ross

Appealing turns from Ben Affleck and Jodie Comer can’t save Ridley Scott’s bloated historical epic.


By Rafaela Sales Ross

Sidse Babett Knudsen excels in this claustrophobic crime drama from first-time director Jeanette Nordahl.

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The Most Beautiful Boy in the World and the dark legacy of Death in Venice

By Rafaela Sales Ross

A new documentary reveals how Björn Andrésen was plagued by the title director Luchino Visconti bestowed on him.

In praise of Robert Redford’s Ordinary People

By Rafaela Sales Ross

Redford’s directorial debut holds its ground as one of cinema’s most moving explorations of loss and guilt.

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