Monday, March 30, 2020

How Stanley Kubrick broke the rules of Classical Hollywood cinema and...

Chapter III-B: The Sublimation of Narrative: Film Techniques in 2001: A Space Odyssey Note: this is a continuation from the post: How Stanley Kubrick broke the...

An in-depth look at Pink Floyd’s ‘the Wall’ Immersion box set

I first heard Pink Floyd's 1979 double album the Wall sometime in 1984, as a 12-year-old boy. A neighbor at my apartment building loaned...

‘Moonrise Kingdom’: a different kind of Wes Anderson film

Moonrise Kingdom is not your typical Wes Anderson film. As a long-time fan, I have always thought his films existed in some hyper-real dimension of...

The Untamed confronts primal desires through sci-fi/horror tentacle sex fable —...

Despite its surreal science-fiction horror sensibilities, there’s no denying what Mexican director Amat Escalante and co-screenwriter Gibrán Portela have brewed up with The Untamed...

An older sister is unstoppable in Fanny’s Journey – a film...

The beautiful bucolic landscape of France and Italy is the place where Director Lola Dillon takes us to explore another angle of World War II....

Film Review: ‘Blue Is the Warmest Color’ and the pain of...

There is a lot of noise surrounding this year’s Palme d'Or-crowned Blue is the Warmest Color. As it finally hits theaters in the U.S., it...

How Stanley Kubrick broke the rules of Classical Hollywood cinema and...

From the Internet to followers in my hometown Miami, I have long been asked to share my MA thesis that capped off my studies...

As Pink Floyd reissue mania continues, allow me a few words...

Pink Floyd has seen quite a resurgence in interest these past couple of years. Since the blog began, I have referenced them often. There...

'Young & Beautiful' explores women's sexuality with a nuanced touch

Of all the filmmakers across the globe, the French always seem to deliver the deepest ruminations on human relationships through intimate corporeal exchanges. One...

Creepy stumbles on concern for plot over authentically creepy moments —...

Though a bit bogged down by the superficiality of constraints of the police procedural, Creepy (Kuripi: Itsuwari no rinjin), the new movie by Japanese...