Clint Worthington

Clint Worthington is a Senior Writer for Consequence of Sound and the founder and editor-in-chief of The Spool. He also co-hosts and produces the podcasts More of a Comment, Really... and Hall of Faces for The Spool, as well as Travolta/Cage with Nathan Rabin. He lives in Chicago with his wife, his cat, and too many Criterions.

TIFF Review : Zhang Yimou’s ‘One Second’ offers a charming, if compromised, love letter to cinema [Grade: B]

Even before it reached Western shores for its premiere as the closing night film of the Toronto International Film Festival,… Read More

September 19, 2021

TIFF Review: ‘The Survivor’ has a knockout performance from Ben Foster, even as it pulls its punches elsewhere [Grade: C+]

Weepy prestige biopics set during the Holocaust are nothing new; they’re the backbone of a robust subcategory of Oscar-hungry films… Read More

September 16, 2021

TIFF Review: ‘Violet’ gives voice to the violent self-destruction of anxiety, even as the gimmick gets old [Grade: B-]

Why can’t I stop this voice in my head? This phrase, one of many blasted in cursive in the margins… Read More

September 13, 2021

TIFF Review: ‘The Electrical Life of Louis Wain’ is a dizzyingly quirky biopic about England’s original cat dad [Grade: A-]

Many artists are never appreciated in their time; others get the appreciation, but little of the money and fame. The… Read More

September 13, 2021

TIFF Review: ‘Mothering Sunday’ is a lusty, languid tale of death and creative rebirth [Grade: B-]

England, 1924 — World War I has been over for half a decade, but for many, the wounds of the… Read More

September 12, 2021

‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’ review: Lord and Miller upload the first great animated film of 2021

“Lots of families have strengths. My family only has weaknesses,” quips Katie (Abbi Jacobson) in the opening minutes of The… Read More

April 21, 2021

Interview: Megan Park, director of SXSW winner ‘The Fallout’ on the tricky line of exploring trauma without exploitation

Credit: Alex Evans In a March wracked by mass shootings in Atlanta and Boulder, it’s grotesquely fitting that writer-director Megan… Read More

March 23, 2021

Sundance Review: Werewolf thriller ‘Eight for Silver’ is an inventive but languid Hammer throwback

Writer/director Sean Ellis may have filmed his werewolf creeper Eight for Silver before the pandemic, but it certainly arrives at… Read More

January 31, 2021

Sundance Review: Ben Wheatley’s ‘In the Earth’ mines folk-horror inspiration from the pandemic

Sundance has been chock-a-block with films exploring our collective anxieties and traumas surrounding the COVID-19 crisis -- from the harrowing… Read More

January 31, 2021

Sundance Review: ‘Homeroom’ shows us the kids are all right

2020 was hard on a lot of people, but I feel for youth (especially Black and Brown youth) the most.… Read More

January 30, 2021

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