Film Review — The Power of the Dog

Benedict Cumberbatch is superb in Jane Campion’s slow-burn, gripping, nuanced drama exploring masculinity and misogyny.

Masculinity and misogyny are under the microscope in Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog, adapted from the novel by Thomas Savage. It’s Campion’s first film in twelve years; one of her best, and likely to…



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Simon Dillon

Novelist and Short Story-ist. Film and Book Lover. If you cut me, I bleed celluloid and paper pulp. Blog: