Sam Kriss

Are we ridiculously serious in a dressed-up world? Sam Kriss asks some probing questions about the latest Batman reboot’s freak undertones. 

 No Time to Die , dir. Cary Joji Fukunaga (2021)

No Time to Die, dir. Cary Joji Fukunaga (2021)

Once upon a time, the silver screen held projections of our deepest desires. But now, even our handsomest sex symbols have lost their deadly edge, drained of their power by pocket-sized screens and eroticism on demand.