• The 21st Century’s 10 Greatest Films: Mulholland Drive

    Sean McGurk continues to list his top ten greatest films of the 21st century. Next up, Mulholland Drive: Why do films need to make sense? Pretty Woman once invented the infamous quote – “This is Hollywood; the land of dreams.” This line has never been taken more profoundly than in...
  • Review – The Double

    To begin this review somewhat tangentially, a comparison: when Portishead’s album Third was released in 2007, the striking genre switch away from the seductive strings and breakbeats of their early albums threw many listeners. No longer content with exploring emotional complexity through deliberately paced formal quirkiness, the group did the...