Written by Patrick Hao "Throughout Steven Spielberg’s “The Fablemans,” there are often allusions to John Ford’s “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance.” Not only is the film and its filmmaker, Ford (as the movie will depict), an immense influence on … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao 35/100 The Blazing World is part of a concerning trend with genre movies in which filmmakers and the film press feel like in order to instill these films with a sense of importance, these films have … Continue reading.
Blue Velvet Directed by David Lynch, 1986 Jim Wilson: Hey, Michael, you ready to do this? Michael Clawson: As ready as I’ll ever be. You? Jim: Good question. I think so, yes. So, anyone reading this knows the film you … Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson 80/100 Atom Egoyan's strange and fascinating sophomore feature Family Viewing premiered in 1987, two years before the watershed for independent film that was Sex, Lies, and Videotape's debut at Sundance 1989. Family Viewing might not be … Continue reading.
"I don't like to read novels where the novelist tells me what to think about the situation and the characters. I prefer to discover for myself."Frederick Wiseman Links: Apple Podcasts | Castbox | Google Podcasts | LibSyn | Spotify | … Continue reading.