Ruben Brandt, Collector
Animated film folds art history lessons into Hitchcock-style thriller
Like all great works of art, your appreciation of Ruben Brandt, Collector may depend on what you bring to it. Watched as a casual, technically proficient imitation of a classic, Hitchcock-style move caper, it's a breezy, stylish diversion. Push past the surface and dive deep into its multiple layers and it's a Stendhal syndrome-inducing intellectual exercise.
This week there's the New Mexico Actors Showcase and screenings of Dinner at Eight and Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Funny Fest is looking for people and KiMo Theatre is offering guided tours.
“Shrill” on Hulu
“Shrill” balances its amusing pop cultural observations with some harsh realities about how cruel we can be—both to others and, ultimately, to ourselves.