Spencer (2021): A Movie Review

Pablo Larraín always finds an interesting angle onto his subjects. He doesn’t have a flashy style, but walks the line between easy-to-consume and artistic with skill.

Spencer is about Princess Diana, but its story is unconcerned with “life events.” Instead, it explores her inner life — the psychology of living within the monarchy and what comes with it. It is less a biopic than an impressionistic, cinematic…

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James Lanternman

James Lanternman

Movie reviews, essays, and moonlit thoughts. Read more at jameslanternman.online.