The ‘Establishment’ never knew how to deal with Ken Russell, right up to the day he died, he just didn’t – wouldn’t – fit into any box they could use to contain and understand him. 866 more words
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Sundance award-winning director, Robert Eggers, describes his debut feature as “a Puritan’s nightmare uploaded directly into the audiences’ mind’s eye”. And that is really the best way to describe “The Witch”. 866 more words
For a product that’s basically a giant cash-in that’s late to the party I’ll give “The Angry Birds Move” credit: it’s definitely a trail-blazer. It’s the first children’s movie that I recall to teach kids that it’s better to be angry and beat the living hell out of people. 1,218 more words
Winner of Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, the film Sheer Madness presents the inherent dysfunction of the home environment and the chains of marital responsibility within a patriarchal society; these films illustrate a common bond among women, revealing female friendship to be the only means of survival in a world dominated by men. 511 more words
You’re the world’s worst detective.
I had the pleasure of viewing Shane Black’s The Nice Guys, starring Russell Crowe as debt collector Jack Healy and Ryan Gosling as private investigator Holland March, earlier today, and I’m happy to report that it lived up to my lofty expectations, this film is fantastically fun.571 more words