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In 'Juggernaut' a Ship Is in Peril, But Do You Care?
As much as Richard Lester throws the audience into the action, we have no reason to care about the fate of any of the passengers of the SS Britannic. [2.Oct.14]
Cuarón, Almodóvar, and Cassavetes Saved From the Curse of Blockbuster
Due to the time when Blockbuster refused to stock unrated or NC-17 films, many viewers in the States missed out on essential films from directors like Alfonso Cuarón and Pedro Almodóvar. [2.Oct.14]
The Guest: Interview with Director Adam Wingard and Screenwriter Simon Barrett
The duo discuss their filmic influences, toying with audience expectation and the use of humor in horror. [1.Oct.14]
Compared to Most Spaghetti Westerns, 'Dead for a Dollar' Is a Feminist Film
After Dead for a Dollar, you'll never eat turkey the same way again. [1.Oct.14]
'Ivory Tower' Is a Scattered Look at an Important Topic
Andrew Rossi’s documentary Ivory Tower opts to generate heat rather than shed light on key issues in American higher education. [1.Oct.14]
Reviews
As much as Richard Lester throws the audience into the action, we have no reason to care about the fate of any of the passengers of the SS Britannic. [01.Oct.14]
Andrew Rossi’s documentary Ivory Tower opts to generate heat rather than shed light on key issues in American higher education. [30.Sep.14]
It opens with images of mortality and ends with a monster’s operatic dance with a chain saw under a deathly, brooding Texas sun—it’s about America, man. [29.Sep.14]
It takes 89 minutes to watch David Lynch's Eraserhead, but it could take 89 years to figure out what the hell it was that you just saw. [28.Sep.14]
As much as Robert (Denzel Washington) delivers action and melodramatic conventions, he also hints at another possibility entirely. [26.Sep.14]
Tracks explores the problem of authenticity, what it means, and who perceives it. [26.Sep.14]
DVD Reviews
Andrew Rossi’s documentary Ivory Tower opts to generate heat rather than shed light on key issues in American higher education. [30.Sep.14]
It opens with images of mortality and ends with a monster’s operatic dance with a chain saw under a deathly, brooding Texas sun—it’s about America, man. [29.Sep.14]
Mixed Media
News
Features
The duo discuss their filmic influences, toying with audience expectation and the use of humor in horror. [30.Sep.14]
"There’s something about identity I think is very fascinating and the idea of people having secrets and I think we all have that in our life." [29.Sep.14]
Columns
Canon Fodder
The Party, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Juggernaut give us good clean fun about slavery and brothels. [24.Sep.14]
Stars in Our Eyes
Watching Michelle Yeoh fight on screen is like watching Fred Astaire dance: simply beautiful. [15.Sep.14]
From The Blogs
Due to the time when Blockbuster refused to stock unrated or NC-17 films, many viewers in the States missed out on essential films from directors like Alfonso Cuarón and Pedro Almodóvar. [02.Oct.14]
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