Reviews // 8 Articles
Surviving the Moral Narrative of 'Taxi Driver' 40 Years On
11 Feb 2016 // 8:45 PM
"You do a thing and that's what you are." So what does that make us, the voyeurs in Travis Bickle’s world?
Yukio Mishima, of Love and Death
21 Aug 2008 // 5:00 PM
Death and sex were verboten, and Mishima took it upon himself to be a virtuosic provocateur; part passionate expressive modernist, part fervent traditionalist.
'Cat People' Warns that if You Lose Control It Can Ruin You
20 Jan 2014 // 8:10 PM
Cat People plays somewhere between exploitation and a fever dream, with the additional gore and extra-additional sexuality that couldn't be depicted 40 years earlier.
'The Canyons' and the End of Film
9 Dec 2013 // 11:10 PM
The first movie for the "post-theatrical era", The Canyons vividly illustrates a despairing, nymphomaniac generation run amok.