Feature // Year in Review: 2018

Illustration by Thomas Durham. The year began with The Shape of Water and ended with the cinematic debut of Aquaman while in-between was a veritable ocean of variously challenging, unconventional, intelligent and rousingly entertaining features – plus the floating turd of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. The convergence of the global media landscape continued apace as…

Review // Leave No Trace

In Matt Ross’ 2016 comedy-drama Captain Fantastic¸ Ben Cash (Viggo Mortensen) raises his six children in a familial commune, isolated deep inside the forests of Washington, wherein he is guided by the philosophical principles of Noam Chomsky to teach his brood to adhere to values of self-reliance, critical thinking and co-existence with nature. The film’s…