Written by Jeff Sparks "“Mid-Century” is one of those movies where I knew I was in for a bad time within the first ten minutes. Right away the Hallmark channel-type production bares its low-budget teeth with bland cinematography and poor … Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks “Cow” is a quiet film that doesn’t try to contain anything that isn’t authentic to Luma’s experience. Most of the runtime simply includes things you would expect to see a cow do. She moseys around pens … 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.
On Episode 126 of Drink in the Movies Taylor is joined by Anna Harrison to discuss First Impressions of: "The Northman" & "Elvis." Followed by a discussion of the new releases: "Kimi," "Death on the Nile," and "Dog."… Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks Hughes plays Eric Black, a grieving man who chooses to take up work as a shepherd on a desolate island while he struggles to come to terms with the death of his cheating wife. On the … Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks The wobbly and unfocused camera simulates the overwhelming amount of things to see that she has never seen before. Dozens of people, cars, buses, restaurants, street signs all surprise and startle her. As her mother whisks … Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks With many wide angles and still shots, the camera keeps us at a distance from the characters, the way Neil keeps the people around him at arm's length. This causes a disconnect between the viewer and… Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker 80/100 Few director's filmographies are quite as varied in story and so consistent in theme as Paul Verhoeven. The director of RoboCop and Starship Troopers latest film Benedetta recounts a somewhat heightened version of the story … Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams 34/100 There are few filmmakers with as big of a head-scratching filmography as Abel Ferrara. A man who broke out into the industry with his highly controversial and provocative Bad Lieutenant, with Harvey Keitel as a … Continue reading.