Tagged: Film

Manic Pixie Dream Girl 103

Confessions of a Manic Pixie Dream Girl

How much more satisfying might a romance be if you could see yourself there, not just a faceless, shapeless, personality-less blob like Bella Swan?

horror movies 7

Cinema’s Ages of Horror

The Changing Faces Of Horror In Film Are Indicative Of Our Changing Fears And Sensibilities

The Hunt 37

Universal Pictures Should Not Cancel “The Hunt”

Is the current political climate too fragile to withstand the release of the violent satire film “The Hunt”? That’s a question best left to American consumers, not the president or his friends in the media.

hollywood 41

Jane Wick

We’ve had female Terminators and female superheroes.  Why couldn’t a woman be the next John Wick?

Scarlett Johansson 49

Rub and Tug

Sometimes enough is enough and you should step aside and let others have a swing at the pinata.  

movies 60

Actually, the Film Was Better Than These Books

“The book was better” is not something I say very often, but it is no less true: books are a different medium and what works on the page my not work on the screen and vice versa.

Kaili Blues 5

Sunday Morning! “Kaili Blues”

A few brief notes on a Dada memoir from a founder and Bi Gan’s stunning 2015 film on time, memory, and the illusory quality of past, present, and future.