1 Best Releases Starring Alessandra Mesa

The Spool Staff



Erin Vassilopoulos' thrilling debut merrily plays with the film noirs of the past while spinning it into something vibrant and new. (This review is part of our coverage of the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.) Superior, Erin Vassilopoulos' feature debut that expands on her 2015 short by the same name, is a vintage doppelganger adventure, a fun dreamlike neo-noir that pays homage to a prior era in filmmaking while also existing as an unparalleled art piece in today's modern world. A little Brian De Palma's Sisters, a little like a Belle and Sebastian vinyl, Superior wears its influences on its sleeve while also creating something brand new.  Continue Reading →