April 26, 2018 Leave your thoughts
Fan poster for Enrica Antonioni’s documentary To Make a Film Is to Be Alive, about the making of Michelangelo Antonioni’s final film Beyond the Clouds (1995). (more…)
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March 31, 2018 Leave your thoughts
“All special effects must serve the story”, says Spielberg, and goes on to worship the story’s king: character. They are such a big part of storytelling, each one of them here is doubled with an avatar. Avatars help them break free of reality’s shackles and become true to their dreams. (more…)
(more…) January 12, 2018 Leave your thoughts
A supercut of endings of films about atrocities.
December 18, 2017 2
Consumerists dream of bio-mechanical enhancements, while free spirits are commodified by the corporate machine.
November 9, 2017 1
Mainstream media promotes the idea that women are more virtuous than men and inflates the bubble of moral superiority. No-nonsense masculine filmmaker Walter Hill won’t be fooled and returns to set the record straight with a bloody, politically incorrect pulp parable.
Les destinées sentimentales (2000) – Good – An audacious 3h film that really starts at about the 90th minute
demonlover (2002) – Great – Modernism redefined for a new century
Clean (2004) – Great – The most musical film of a most musical filmmaker (more…)April 28, 2017 Leave your thoughts
Attack of the Clones soared when its heroes discovered a hidden planet by challenging mainstream knowledge and using independent thought. They dug deeper and pulled the veil off the official version. Miserable, focus-group, committee-driven Rogue One is the polar opposite. Lacking personality or incentive for creative thinking, it unfolds like a programmed checklist of flat motivations, a few isms du jour and glossed-over political issues. Feminism for X points, multiculturalism – Y points. Calculate the balance. Profit. (more…)March 11, 2017 Leave your thoughts