Like if Jenny Holzer wrote film reviews. The Parallax Review is a website dedicated to dissecting movies in terms of cultural context, ideology, aesthetics, and more. From Stalker to Hackers and beyond! Run by your girl, @okaythanksmaria

The Parallax Review Episode II: Blood Simple (1984)

Would that it were so simple! We get hot and sweaty with Joel and Ethan Coen's first film, Blood Simple
We discuss what the term "general audience" really means and try to figure out why the same old Four Tops song plays repeatedly in the film and what it means. What makes a movie …

The Parallax Review Episode I: Joker (2019)

To be honest, after seeing Todd Phillips' Joker, I wished we had just watched 120 minutes of outtakes of Jared Leto's Joker from Suicide Squad. In the first episode of The Parallax Review, we drag ourselves out of the alley in which we were just beaten to a pulp to ask: why is this Joker s…