The myth of James Bond will forever live on, but Phase Craig goes out trying way too hard to be seen as culturally acceptable in today's day and age.
Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s ‘Wife Of A Spy’ Craftily Reveals Its Cinematic Care Through Shadows of Mise En Scene
“People are going to have opinions. What’s normal to you may be offensive to others. We live in such times.” Kiyoshi Kurosawa movies are never without their share of contemplative compositions, usually in which a deceptive amount of things are happening on screen. In the opening of his latest formalist exercise, “Wife of a Spy,” … Continue reading Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s ‘Wife Of A Spy’ Craftily Reveals Its Cinematic Care Through Shadows of Mise En Scene
‘The Card Counter’ : Paul Schrader’s Morbid Fascination With Self-Flagellating Punishment Comes Full Circle In The Film Scholar’s Magnum Opus [Must-Watch]
The film scholar turned director has finally sharpened the ending he has long been so obsessed with, and the result is arguably his greatest work yet.
‘Days’ : Director Tsai Ming-Liang Captures Massaging Life’s Pain Away With Cinematic Therapy That Soothes Through The Screen [Must-Watch]
Tsai’s themes of lost and lonely people crisscrossing in space takes on a new kind meaning in the form of cinematic therapy that soothes through the screen.
James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’ Is A Crass 80s Mash-Up Of ‘The Expendables’ And ‘Full Metal Jacket’ : You’ve Never Felt Superhero Kills Quite Like This
How does one go about assembling a team of D-list misfits for an evolving medium wherein corporate shilldom for costumed characters has run amuck? Give your copy/paste protagonist long dormant family issues? Check. Get a well-known action star to groan out one-liners from a silly CGI character? Check. Cast a wrestler against their assumed type … Continue reading James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’ Is A Crass 80s Mash-Up Of ‘The Expendables’ And ‘Full Metal Jacket’ : You’ve Never Felt Superhero Kills Quite Like This