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 IV: Chungking Express (1994)

What a difference a movie makes. After watching Chungking Express, we became instant Wong Kar-wai fans.

We talk about the finesse required to capture the intangibility of dreams, "Dreams" by The Cranberries, and how Wong Kar-wai uses repetition to define a character's inner life.


Masculinity & Mayhem in The Lighthouse

Robert Eggers' second film *spits on the ground* is a welcome *belches* conundrum of gross noises, bodily fluids, and *farts* barely intelligible diatribes.
About 1.5 hours after I left my 1:50pm screening of Parasite at the Arclight Chicago two weeks ago, I decided Bong Joon-Ho's lates…

The Parallax Review Episode III: Parasite (2019)

We recorded this episode while running down ten flights of stairs in the pouring rain.

We talk about what it means to be a #goodperson, the thing people actually hate about gentrification but can never name, spoons, and, you know, capitalism and stuff.

There are always spoilers.

Our intro + outro…