Ranked: Kelly Reichardt

The work of Kelly Reichardt is considered immortal here at The Lost Highway Hotel. She is, without a doubt, one of the premiere filmmakers working in the United States at the moment. Her work is parred down, particular and poetic in its affinity to the Midwest, its people and history. Her oeuvre is a landlocked … Continue reading Ranked: Kelly Reichardt

Review: Café Society

Director: Woody Allen Stars: Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg, Steve Carell Say what you will about Woody Allen (and there's plenty that could be said for sure - just ask Susan Sarandon), but the man seems to know a thing or two about love. One way or another he's been around the block a few times, … Continue reading Review: Café Society

Review: The Double

Influence hangs heavy in the air in Richard Aoyade's darkly comic second feature The Double. An adaptation of Dostoyevsky's novella, it tells the tale of one man, Simon James (Jesse Eisenberg), who feels invisible within a hermetically sealed world. He is but a gear in a great, ungainly machine, a cipher within a bureaucracy that is fast … Continue reading Review: The Double

Review: The Social Network

***originally written 21 October 2010*** "Is there a land speed record for talking?" one character asks somewhere in the middle of this movie. No kidding. The Social Network is the latest movie from director David Fincher, from a script by celebrated screenwriter Aaron Sorkin. Sorkin has made a name for himself writing dense, talky and … Continue reading Review: The Social Network