Wednesday, December 18 2013
As home video spins off into various immediate options -- streaming, simultaneous theatrical and digital release -- there are still many gems to uncover in the increasingly obsolete format.
Monday, January 21 2013
When you think outside the box, it's amazing how novel and inventive your thoughts become. Same applies in film. These examples of beyond the mainstream moviemaking shine as creative and experimental entertainments.
Wednesday, October 16 2013
The audience serves as a sounding board for every batshit crazy idea ever thought by anyone who ever thought them.
Tuesday, April 2 2013
While this documentary is, on its face, about fans' devotion to Kubrick's Shining and his mode of working, it's also about fandom and investment, as well as about how meaning is gleaned and conjured.
Thursday, September 4 2014
Room 237 is one of the only films that respects and even admires cinephilia and its various forms.
Wednesday, October 9 2013
In the spirit of Rodney Ascher's recent documentary, here are two films that I find differing meanings in vs. the rest of the mainstream moviegoing public.
Wednesday, October 2 2013
By adding a voice missing from the original film, Room 237 continues its quest to find the real meaning behind Stanley Kubrick's The Shining