Written by Jeff Sparks "2022 was a great year for film and television, and an equally great year for performances. Below you’ll find five performers that I’ve selected as the most exceptional in all of 2022 and an analysis of … Continue reading.
Tag: John C. Reilly
VIFF 2022: Stars at Noon
Written by Michael Clawson "In “Stars at Noon,” the more ambitious and divisive of Claire Denis’ two movies this year, Margaret Qualley gives a livewire performance as Trish, a booze-addled American journalist desperately looking for a way out of..."… Continue reading.
Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty
Written by Alexander Reams Beneath all of this energy, “Winning Time” boils down to one thing: winning, whether through brilliant casting, Jason Segel as Assistant/future Head Coach Paul Westhead, Adrien Brody as future Head Coach Pat Riley, and… Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson 90/100 PTA might be my favorite living filmmaker, so naturally, I had enormous expectations for Licorice Pizza. I’m hugely relieved to find that it did not disappoint. I love the shaggy flow, how loosely the episodes … Continue reading.
MCU Retrospective: Guardians of the Galaxy
Written by Anna Harrison In these retrospectives, Anna will be looking back on the Marvel Cinematic Universe, providing context around the films, criticizing them, pointing out their groundwork for the future, and telling everyone her favorite scene, because her opinion … Continue reading.
Episode 94: Rescreening The Thin Red Line
"I film quite a bit of footage, then edit. Changes before your eyes, things you can do and things you can't. My attitude is always 'let it keep rolling."Terrence Malick Links: Apple Podcasts | Castbox | Google Podcasts | LibSyn … Continue reading.
Episode 90: Rescreening Margaret
"Filmmaking, like any other art, is a very profound means of human communication; beyond the professional pleasure of succeeding or the pain of failing, you do want your film to be seen, to communicate itself to other people."Kenneth Lonergan Links: … Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson 85/100 Yorgos Lanthimos' The Lobster is an expertly crafted and biting satire about the absurdity of modern attitudes towards single-hood and marriage. It depicts a dystopian future where single people are brought together and have 45 … Continue reading.