Written by Rudolph Lambert Fernandez Among Columbia Pictures’s movies in the 20th century, Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver (1976) is one of the last to bear their classic Lady and her torch logo. It wasn’t until the 1990s that a real-life … Continue reading.
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Written by Michael Clawson Elegiac and exceedingly well-acted, this is my kind of crime epic. The kind with all the explosions and executions you’d expect, but that’s as interested in the lines on its aging mobster’s faces, the simple pleasures … Continue reading.
Episode 114: Rescreening Cape Fear (1991)
"The cinema began with a passionate, physical relationship between celluloid and the artists and craftsmen and technicians who handled it, manipulated it, and came to know it the way a lover comes to know every inch of the body of … Continue reading.
Toronto International Film Festival 2021 Review: The Eyes of Tammy Faye
Written by Patrick Hao 45/100 In past thirty years, the famous televangelist, Tammy Faye Bakker, has gone through a rehabilitation of her image, especially in the gay community. A lot of that has to do with her openly talking and … Continue reading.
Oscar Reflection | Best Picture & Best Director from the 86th Academy Awards
Written by Alexander Reams Gravity: 76/100 12 Years a Slave: 72/100 There are some serious holes in my Best Picture and Best Director filmographies and I was given the idea to go through and watch them. I have seen most … Continue reading.
Touchez Pas au Grisbi
Written by Michael Clawson 90/100 Before there was The Irishman, there was Jacques Becker‘s Touchez Pas au Grisbi, an impeccably crafted crime film from 1954, in which French acting legend Jean Gabin plays a worn out gangster in the twilight … Continue reading.
Episode 112: Rescreening The Big Heat
“I am profoundly fascinated by cruelty, fear, horror and death. My films show my preoccupation with violence, the pathology of violence.”Fritz Lang Links: Apple Podcasts | Castbox | Google Podcasts | LibSyn | Spotify | Stitcher | YouTube This week … Continue reading.
Episode 74: Shirley / The King of Staten Island / Young Ahmed
"Filming is like a house, you have to feel comfortable in it."Luc Dardenne Links: Apple Podcasts | Castbox | Google Podcasts | LibSyn | Spotify | Stitcher | YouTube On Episode 74 of the Podcast Michael & Taylor discuss their … Continue reading.
Episode 71: Valley Girl (2020) / Capone / The Night of the Hunter
"Method actors give you a photograph. Real actors give you an oil painting."Charles Laughton Links: Apple Podcasts | Castbox | Google Podcasts | LibSyn | Spotify | Stitcher | YouTube On Episode 71 of the Podcast Michael & Taylor discuss … Continue reading.