Monday, July 13, 2020

Death and sex make The Aftermath one of the hottest movies...

There’s a reason that two of the most fundamental concepts in Freudian psychology are named after Eros and Thanatos, the Greek gods of love...

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...

Fantastic Planet still stands as a unique vision of profound science...

The science fiction film genre offers so much potential. It's too bad that it's so easy to screw up (see this recent review). But...

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...

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...