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The Last Days – Chapter III – Point Break (1991 – Kathryn Bigelow)

Keanu ejaculates his weapon into the air.  He is fury.  Impotent with desire.

An indelible image, one that will be referenced and re-referenced within films for decades to come.  2,987 more words


Familiar Days: The Prescience of Kathryn Bigelow's "Strange Days"

Back for his second episode of The NetFlakes Podcast, we welcome filmmaker Edward Platero to help guide us through Kathryn Bigelow’s prescient 1995 sci-fi thriller,  172 more words


Kathryn Bigelow

People might not expect you to know who Kathryn Bigelow is but they should. She’s the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director and she’s the most prominent female director in Hollywood almost by default. 1,860 more words

Is This Someone?


“You’re a real blue flame special, aren’t you, son? Young, dumb and full of come, I know. What I don’t know is how you got assigned here.

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Zero Dark Thirty: Revenge, American Style

Finally got my new video critique up, this time about Kathryn Bigelow’s eternally controversial Zero Dark Thirty and how it’s a much more conventional revenge thriller than you might think.


Women in Film

What the what? I find myself wanting to say:

“I can’t believe in 2016 we’re still dealing with  ______”

The blank being sexism, racism, extreme income inequality, and just a general uncaring attitude for our fellow human beings. 671 more words


Strange Days

What do you get when you cross Ralph Fiennes and Angela Bassett with Kathryn Bigelow and James Cameron?  A Blade Runner wanna-be that doesn’t get over the hump but is not even close to  398 more words