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Todd Haynes

Filmography

Recent Reviews

Dottie Gets Spanked

This may be my favorite short film ever. Very specific in its queerness, but damn near universal in its handling of longing, fantasy, and deferral.


Poison

Difficult to understand why this film has been accorded such praise, except perhaps due to its being an early film explicitly addressing gay issues. 26 years later, it seems crudely...


Poison

Saw it many years ago and it freaked me out. Watched it again this week and it make a lot more sense to me. Todd Haynes is pretty intense.


Dottie Gets Spanked

Todd Haynes' first effort was a short about a little boy and his obsession with a wiry-wigged soap diva, his social isolation and the parents that just don't get it....


Dottie Gets Spanked

Mining childhood