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Films By Todd Haynes

From the cryptic pen of Todd (Poison) Haynes, Dottie Gets Spanked explores the depths of a young boy's imagination via his obsession with a trashy 60s TV comedy. When young Steven wins a contest to visit the set and meet his idol Dottie, little does he know that his illusions are about to crumble ... Read more
Todd Haynes' first Film since Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story can hardly fail to set audiences ablaze. Poison is a movie without any obvious precedents, an amyl-charged ride through images of decay, disease and social deviance, it keeps three stories going in parallel, each in a style ... Read more
... ... Todd Haynes, director of Poison and the Karen Carpenter Barbie-dull film Superstar, extends his reputation as America's Foremost radical filmmaker wirh the menacingly soothing Safe Julianne Moore plays a well-off San Fernando home-maker increasingly engulfed by an allergy diagnosed as ... Read more
As the above listing suggests, there's so much going on in Superstar's 43 minutes that it's difficult to know where to start a description. Suffice to say this is one of the most original films you're likely to see this year, and one of the few in recent memory to give semiotics a good name! ... Read more
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