We need to talk about Kevin

Violence told quaintly
Tilda Swinton, Ezra Miller and John C. Reilly
Directed by Lynne Ramsay

We Need to Talk About Kevin isn’t the first film this year to outlast its immediacy. A novel written by Lionel Shriver in the wake of the Columbine school killings, director Lynne Ramsay has been trying to make the film since her last feature, Morvern Callar, in 2002. The unusually long gestation period has stripped the story of its ripped-from-the-headlines quality. It now plays like a ... more >