Eyebrows tilting and nostrils flaring and emanating pheromones of intoxicating effluvia, Foreigners like Valentino’s Sheik had un-American sex all over Hollywood.
Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’ (Venice International Film Festival 2021) looks the part and will not disappoint fans, but it groans under the weight of its world-building.
People don’t call cinema ‘cinema’ anymore, says Director Jack C. Newell in this interview with PopMatters, and that’s thanks to the demands of capitalism.
When the president of Lucasfilm Kathleen Kennedy announced there will be more than 10 Star Wars shows and films coming out, she declared that popular culture is a space of diversity. All stories can and should be told simultaneously and adjacently.
The devastating power of the atomic bomb casts a long shadow over Ishiro Honda's The H-Man, Battle in Outer Space, and Mothra, now available on Blu-ray from Eureka Entertainment.
In the Russo Brothers' Captain America: Civil War, friend turns on friend, and no easy resolution is reached. It's rather like the toxic online fan culture that followed the film's release.