ANN OLSSON

is film lover/writer living in New York City.

Uniting his powers of visual storytelling and his understanding of human foibles, Hitchcock served up a top-notch melodrama and spy thriller with Notorious.

June 13, 2022

A peculiar pre-Code concoction of horror, sci-fi, murder mystery, and slapstick romantic comedy, Doctor X was filmed simultaneously in two-color Technicolor and black and white...

March 17, 2022

This pre-Code offering packs a lot of story into its typically brisk running time, with several plot threads weaving together a tapestry of spooky and criminal doings.

October 31, 2021

Acclaimed stars’ forays into horror roles are always revealing, and sometimes revelatory.

October 31, 2021

Beast is a lot of movies in one package—fractured fairy tale, belated-coming-of-age story, psychological drama, regional horror film—but above all it’s a calling card for its leading lady, Jessie Buckley.

October 31, 2021

Produced during the cultural thaw that immediately followed the end of the Franco dictatorship, Basque writer-director and designer Iván Zulueta’s...

October 31, 2021

Katie Small

is a writer, photographer, videographer, and cinephile living in Portland, Oregon.