It’s all about love. I went to a screening of Werner Herzog’s Rescue Dawn fighting off one of those desperately lonely, uncertain states we all find ourselves in at times. Two hours later, I came out.
On the occasion of his 86th birthday last Friday night, Jerry Lewis was in his element: water. He was drooling it onto his feet, wrapping his lips around the rim of a glass, and drinking from a.
100 Characters From Classical Mythology Themes and ideas jostle for place in Julie Hearn’s suspenseful dystopian reworking of the. Wreckers represents a departure: its narrative mix draws on fantasy, classical mythology, historical and. In classical Greece and Rome, the city was ruled by the people for the people, and people would vote for who got to be in power. All
For Your Consideration, the fourth film from Christopher Guest’sfloating improv comedy ensemble, has received poor, rather weary reviews. It’s been ten years since their first real effort, Waiting for.
Mom: Well, you thought like Old Lady Anna. She thought a dick was a banana! A saint? Methinks not. “How the hell could I be a saint?” she would ask. “We’re Baptists!” My Mom is a larger than life.
When one thinks of parody, one might immediately think of blitzkrieg spoofs like the Mel Brooks movie satires. “Parody, one might argue, emerges when artists perceive that they have outgrown artistic.
In short, it’s a feel-bad movie in drag as a piece of surrealist whimsy. Staggering out of the theater, I recalled John Simon’s quip as he exited an Adrienne Rich poetry reading—that in order to.
25. Hero (2002, Zhang Yimou): Just for the sheer poetry of its colors, movement, art direction and cinematography. Zhang Yimou tried to top himself later, but I believe he raised the bar a little too.
Scorsese, De Niro, and Paul Schrader buffs will want to check out the documentary The Plot to Kill Reagan. While it doesn’t exactly resist the cheese factor common to History Channel docs, it does.
I’d only ever seen the downtown theatrical maestro Charles Ludlam in Mark Rappaport’s interesting but rather obscure Imposters (1980), and he’s hemmed in by that film’s repressed tone, so that the.
If nothing else, There Will Be Blood has been a boon to the T-shirt industry; I can’t pass a novelty shop without seeing “I DRINK YOUR MILKSHAKE” scrawled in Gothic script over oil-black cotton blends.
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In the years I spent flipping through NYU school bulletins not once did I see XXX.6666 Annoyingly Incorporating French Idioms Into Film Criticism Only People Who Speak French Will Be Able To.
The second day of Noir City featured four wildly different films, each in service to noir in its own way. The matinee double feature, a tribute to director Robert Siodmak, combined two of the more.
Fei Mu’s 1948 classic, which is a faithful rendition of a short story by Li Tianji, subtly places itself in the context of literary tradition. Since we know so little in this country about pre-‘80s.
Score a point against imaginative kiddie fare. A depressingly, if unsurprisingly, wit-free contraption in which invaders of gremlin-sized proportions duke it out with a horde of youngsters in the.
Robert Wise’s oeuvre is a study in extreme contrasts, a retelling of Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde impressed upon the history of the cinema. For every classic he crafted in the many genres he worked,
How About You uses the standard Christmastime-heals-all-wounds trope to tell a story about a retirement home full of scrooges who have no place to go for the holidays. Ellie (Hayley Atwell) is the.
The start of a new phase in Roberto Rossellini’s art, The Taking of Power of Louis XIV must have at first disconcerted many of the filmmaker’s admirers. A TV production detailing the ascension of the.
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Filmmakers need to stop viewing audiences in linear terms, to start widening the net, embracing an umbrella approach, thinking in the language of prisms so peasants and kings get fed together. Reading.
Two weeks missed. So now that that’s over with, let’s get back on track: When I was very young, I received a fuzzy toy caterpillar. Memory suggests that it came in one of those packages with bright.
A bit of a trick question, admittedly. I knew that movies had directors as early as age seven, when I ordered a book about the making of the 1976 King Kong from Scholastic Book Club, memorized every.