film criticism

Some Films Find You

Layers of meaning built up over years in 'Taxi'

Demons, Panic and Memory

on tales of the occult

Blade Runner 2049 revealed

through the Nabokov novel, Pale Fire

Popula Film Club: Not the Evening News

Stream brilliant films from plutocrat-free platforms

Popula Film Club: Madcap Soviets

These films are about more than they appear.

Tall Man Out

A cultural history of Satyajit Ray’s height

Popula Film Club: All for Love

Streaming options to keep your hard-earned pistoles out of the pockets of corporate media