Nils Gollersrud

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Azor: A Mystery that Keeps a Little Too Quiet (Review)

Taking us on an intimate journey into the shady backroom deals of private banking, Azor crafts a beguiling mystery that its restrained filmmaking never quite realizes.

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown: Quintessential Almodóvar (Review)

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown delivers a relentlessly hilarious and delirious story of romantic entanglements, revenge, and spiked gazpacho.

Red Rocket: An Unwanted Homecoming (Cannes Review)

Red Rocket follows a charismatic, self-obsessed porn star’s unwanted return to his hometown and his ill-fated attempts to put his life back together.

Titane (Cannes Review): Collisions of Flesh and Steel

Titane offers a daring vision of human-machine sexuality, fractured psyches, and unconventional relationships, although it never coalesces into a cohesive whole.

The Perfect David: Aesthetic and Athletic Obsessions (Tribeca Review)

The Perfect David explores a young bodybuilder’s unhealthy obsession with creating an ideal body and his mother’s equally obsessive artistic motivations.

Take Me Somewhere Nice: Wandering through Bosnia (Review)

Take Me Somewhere Nice presents an offbeat spin on the road trip and coming of age narratives in this tale of a teenager’s hapless journey through Bosnia.

All Indiana Jones Films Ranked (From Worst to Best)

In honor of the impending release of Emma Stone’s Cruella, we revisit all Disney live-action remakes to date, ranked from worst to best.

Censor: A Throwback to Video Nasties (SIFF Review)

Drenched in red shadowy lighting and a slow burn atmosphere, Censor crafts a nightmarish tale of video violence that takes its schlocky premise too seriously.

Sequin in a Blue Room: Discoveries, Desire, Danger (Review)

Sequin in a Blue Room takes an erotic and occasionally hallucinatory journey through the beguiling yet perilous world of anonymous online hookups.

About Endlessness: A Tableau of the Human Condition (Review)

About Endlessness crafts a tableau of short vignettes about the human condition with director Roy Andersson’s signature absurd existentialist theatrics.