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A Ghost Story (Lowery, 2017)

On paper, A Ghost Story sounds like a goofy joke. A dead man haunting his wife… in a bedsheet with eyeholes? Really? Well, a) it’s not a bedsheet, b) the ghost haunts more than just his wife, and c) never doubt David Lowery’s vision. 271 more words

The Creepin' Spirit - A Ghost Story (2017)

Still waiting for something to happen.  So this is about a couple in a house.  When the man (Casey Affleck) dies unexpectedly, he haunts the house with a bed sheet over his head like he is Charlie Brown going trick-or-treating.   462 more words


A Ghost Story (2017)

Man. Ghosts really do have it rough.

A young, loving couple (Rooney Mara, Casey Affleck) who, despite their issues, seem to get along enough that they’re willing to make it work. 574 more words


Quick Critique: A Ghost Story

A young couple, known only as C (Casey Affleck) and M (Rooney Mara) move into a new house where they notice something a bit off about it. 504 more words

Quick Critique


“…most impressive of all is the director’s attention to the timing and application of the smaller details and elements within the film…”

Wayward Wolf.

Whilst initially leaving me a little confused with regard to one or two of the slightly more complex elements of the narrative, David Lowrey’s… 492 more words

Review - A Ghost Story

A Ghost Story, written and directed by David Lowery, feels almost like a test – a test of the audience’s patience, a test of their commitment, and a test of their willingness to accept what they are watching. 1,093 more words


Review: A Ghost Story

Director: David Lowry

Stars: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Will Oldham

There are five minutes in David Lowry’s A Ghost Story in which you watch Rooney Mara sit on the floor eating a pie, crying. 1,067 more words