Monday, May 28 2007
The serious Science Fiction film genre is dead or at least on cinematic life support. As the new millennial marches forward, and an omnipresent production paradigm that substitutes spectacle for smarts, futurist filmmaking is definitely gasping for breath.
Sunday, May 10 2009
Only a few minutes into Rudo y Cursi, the brothers are discovered playing grand and gloriously boyish fútbol.
Monday, October 20 2008
In Stranded, the endless whiteness of the plane crash survivors' new environment comes to reflect and affect their evolving "society."
Thursday, January 4 2007
Even with so much attention paid to her body and to her child, Kee's story is secondary to Theo's, as his loss of hope must be undone and his past redressed.
Thursday, June 23 2005
The revolutionary heart, truly the essence of the Lima depicted within these pages, never grows old.
Wednesday, June 2 2004
Director Alfonso Cuarón brings to the franchise a newly inventive sensibility, and, most important, an appreciation for smart cuts and brevity, especially the requisite Quidditch scene, mercifully short, dark, and stormy.
Tuesday, October 14 2008
The images used here are from a rough DVD version of Pieces found in a local bargain bin. If and when a copy of Grindhouse Releasing's version is available, an update review will be offered
Monday, March 26 2007
Cuaron talks about Children of Men, his powerful film with explicit references to the political present.