Written by Taylor Baker "Cronenberg’s first film in 8 years takes place in a world that has forgotten what pain is. Citizens lucky enough to be invited to public salons can watch performance artists stage public surgeries in between decrepit … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao It is a truth universally acknowledged, that every few years there will be a contemporary film riff on one of Jane Austen’s works. Whether it is a film about a bunch of rich upper east siders … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao “Top Gun: Maverick” is the movie that they used to make, but not just because it is a “legacy sequel” to the original film nor is it because it is old-fashioned. Rather, “Top Gun: Maverick” embraces … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao There is something cynical about meta-commentary about modern conglomerate cinema’s obsession with IP-driven content. A trend with films like “The Lego Movie,” “Ready Player One,” and “Space Jam: A New Legacy," all about loving and preserving … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao You can tell this was written during Stephen King’s prime drug years. The original novel came out during the height of government paranoia and the unveiling of government experiments like Project MK Ultra. The updated version … Continue reading.
On Episode 128 of Drink in the Movies Taylor is joined by Anna Harrison to discuss First Impressions of: "Don't Worry Darling" & "Thor: Love and Thunder." Followed by a discussion of the new releases: "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao “Operation Mincemeat” is a handsome, respectable, slightly boring, light British drama – the type of movie that is designed to win awards at the AARP Movies for Grown-ups awards. Directed by John Madden, the veteran British … Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams Keeping information from the viewer can be a useful skill to employ in certain films, but it is rare for a film to keep almost everything from the viewer, even keeping the vast landscapes of Iran … Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks “Jane by Charlotte” is the directorial debut of the always outstanding actress Charlotte Gainsbourg who uses her film to document the relationship between herself and her mother, the actress/singer-songwriter, Jane Birkin.… Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker Gaspar lives in the smashing of the toy cars by Kiki on the table, the swirl of shit, pills, and paper in the clogged toilet, the wheezing gasps of Argento’s Lui, the isolation and haunted confusion … Continue reading.