For the weekend of 19 October, here are the films in focus: Into the Wild [rating: 9] Laced with amazing visual stunts, standout performances, and a perspective
30 DAYS OF NIGHT (dir. David Slade) Nothing is more aggravating—from an audience/critic/film fan perspective—than a good idea done half-assed. Religious allegories
INTO THE WILD (dir. Sean Penn) Wanderlust. For some, it’s an innate human attribute. The desire to explore. The need to put distance between
THINGS WE LOST IN THE FIRE (dir. Susanne Bier) If you’re looking to make your own list of all the things that you, as
RENDITION (dir. Gavin Hood) Okay, okay, we get it. In the name of the War on Terror, the United States has screwed up—BIG time.
Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez’s collaborative cinematic crack, the brilliant and brash Grindhouse, was a failure in perception, not in execution. Opening up a
In the world of horror, you either “get” Lucio Fulci or you don’t. After starting his career in Italian cinema as a genre jack-of-all-trades
For dedicated horror fans, it’s the hideous Holy Grail, a cup runneth over with as much minced body parts and juiced marrow as possible.
No one thought it would be such a massive hit. After all, it was a goofy little splatter film directed by a relative genre newcomer.
The sense of community has vanished. The neighborhood is no more. We live in isolated exclusivity from each other, no longer keeping up with the