1 Best Releases From Omnes Films Studio

The Spool Staff

Happer's Comet


In Christian Petzold’s new movie Afire Paula Beer asks the hero, an author, what the name of his terrible second book is. “Club Sandwich.” “Club Sandwich!?!” Beer replies, horrified, almost stifling laughter. A title does make a fair bit of difference and I confess it’s this kind of shallow response to aesthetics that kept me from checking out Tyler Taormina’s debut feature Ham on Rye. “Ham on Rye?!” It got good reviews and I’m sure it’s got a lot going for it but I walked into Happer’s Comet (a little better…) knowing little about Taormina’s style and aims. Continue Reading →