Celluloid Dimension

swamp water 1941 film review

Swamp Water (1941)

⭐⭐½ (2½ stars out of 5) Swamp Water (1941) Directed by Jean Renoir You can almost taste the discomfort and restraint that Jean Renoir’s immeasurable talent...

Prey (2022)

⭐⭐⭐½ (3½ stars out of 5) Prey (2022) Directed by Dan Trachtenberg I think it’s already a majority consensus to affirm that this is the best...

the oyster princess film review

The Oyster Princess (1919)

⭐⭐⭐½ (3½ stars out of 5) The Oyster Princess (1919) Directed by Ernst Lubitsch Tenuous in narrative but effervescent in style. The Oyster Princess is straightforwardly...

vortex film review

Vortex (2021)

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (5 stars out of 5) Vortex (2021) Directed by Gaspar Noé A giant, deafening step by contemporary cinema’s most divisive polemicist Gaspar Noé, the relentless...

intruder 1989 film review

Intruder (1989)

⭐⭐½ (2½ stars out of 5) Intruder (1989) Directed by Scott Spiegel Bad but enticing, trashy and delicious, dim-witted yet amusing, and the succession of heterogeneous...

the black phone film review

The Black Phone (2021)

⭐⭐½ (2½ stars out of 5) The Black Phone (2021) Directed by Scott Derrickson The writing is tremulous and its transposition to the screen is timidly...

the ladykillers film review

The Ladykillers (1955)

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (5 stars out of 5) The Ladykillers (1955) Directed by Alexander Mackendrick If there is an instructional manual on how dry, culturally significant British humor...

dark glasses film review

Dark Glasses (2022)

⭐⭐⭐ (3 stars out of 5) Dark Glasses (2022) Directed by Dario Argento Cheap, juicy and fun. Dario Argento’s return to film directing after a long...

The Gay Divorcee (1934)

⭐⭐⭐ (3 stars out of 5) The Gay Divorcee (1934) Directed by Mark Sandrich After the resounding and successful appearance of the whimsical dancing duo of...

Men 2022 film review

Men (2022)

⭐⭐½ (2½ stars out of 5) Men (2022) Directed by Alex Garland As inconclusive as its truisms are, the turgid allegorical integrity is lost in its...