Carmen Retold


Fifth Estate # 414, Fall 2023

a review of “Carmen” (2022) Dir: Benjamin Millepied

The Northman


Fifth Estate # 412, Fall, 2022

a review of “The Northman” Dir: Robert Eggers, 2022 There was an unavoidable discomfort in my bones upon deciding to view “The Northman.” It felt difficult to ignore how, from advertisements, the film’s early Norse historical setting seemed like unfortunate—if …

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Like a Hitchcock thriller with smart devices


Fifth Estate # 411, Spring, 2022

a review of Kimi, Dir: Steven Soderbergh, 2022