“I don’t want to see anyone. When I do, I say things I don’t need to say, and I do things I don’t need to do.”
F9 finds Justin Lin going almost full Hong Kong cinema, veering close to Wandering Earth level hodgepodge lunacy at times. Somehow he's made a soap opera, spy-epic doubling as a sibling rivalry wrestling feud across multiple generations and continents. Justice For Han, baby!
As it seemed befitting for this particular TV program, this article is a kind of hybrid review/feature about "Sweet Tooth's" first season’s success as an adaptation, as well as a look into how it appears to confirm a trend in the modern TV landscape's YA approach to comic-to-screen translations Let’s get this out of the … Continue reading Netflix’s ‘Sweet Tooth’ Significantly Departs From Comic Creator Jeff Lemire’s Vertigo Masterpiece, Diverging Into More Accessible, Hybrid-Genre Territory [Review]
After hitching aboard public transportation on the way into town, a reckless pickpocket named Xiao Wu (Hongwei Wang) slouches into an open bus seat, sporting a jacket too big for him, a bright-wool sweater vest, and bug-eyed rims. “Make him pay his fare,” the driver tells the man nearest to him. “I’m a policeman,” Xiao … Continue reading ‘Xiao Wu’ – Jia Zhangke’s Remastered Feature Debut On The Drifting Connections Of Alienated Youth [NYFF]