Written by Alexander Reams 20/100 When Steven Spielberg’s iconic Jaws hit theatres in the summer of 1975 people quickly became afraid of their own bathtubs, let alone the entire ocean. Over 30 years after it was released I saw the … Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams Crash: 46/100 Brokeback Mountain: 76/100 Venice Film Festival, September 2, 2005. Ang Lee brought a new film to the Lido, entitled Brokeback Mountain, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger, Anne Hathaway, Michelle Williams, and Randy Quaid. Premiering … Continue reading.
"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.
Written by Anna Harrison 70/100 Pan Nalin’s Last Film Show opens with a thank you to people the director has likely never met: the Lumière brothers, Eadweard Muybridge, David Lean, Stanley Kubrick, and Andrei Tarkovsky. Some of these names are … Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker 77/100 Yet another Directorial Debut from SXSW ‘21. The Fallout ranked among the top tier of the festival’s films and Megan Park is perhaps it’s the most exciting new filmmaker to have premiered at the festival. … 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.