New Yorker film critic Pauline Kael "wants you to unashamedly enjoy blood-spilling, cum-spraying, unapologetic trash," insists Ryan Suckling. "Not some dull, obscurely philosophical art film at Luna on SX."
"Directed by perhaps the leading exponent of the boutique family drama, Hirokazu Kore-eda’s work reappropriates Akimi Yoshida’s manga series to present a fresh take on the complexities of sisterhood." Brayden Keizer reviews.
Make no mistake, 'Rams' is no blockbuster, and if you are looking for an action packed movie you’d better look elsewhere. This is, instead, a quiet film, with little dialogue, that celebrates little gestures. Patrick Bendall reviews.
"Yeah, he did see a final print. He sat in the back corner of the theatrette, with his jacket over his head, and gradually and gradually he peeked out from under it, and by the end, half his face was exposed. So he was sort of looking at it by then. He was very, very nervous about his own performance." Jaymes Durante interviews Dutch Australian filmmaker Rolf de Heer on his 1991 film 'Dingo', starring Miles Davis and Colin Friels.
You know how sometimes you really want some ice cream, but you don’t want to go nuts on the sugar so you have a glass of milk instead? It’s like that. Sure, milk is fine. I like milk. But you could have had ice cream instead. Yvonne Buresch reviews.
"Let us be clear. The Academy has a diversity problem. The film industry has a diversity crisis." In the run-up to the whitewashed 2016 Oscars, Jaymes Durante writes about the persistent and overwhelming lack of representation within the big-budget film industry, and the (mostly) old white men that keep it that way.
Deadpool is a fun movie, and the majority of fans will be pleased with how he’s been adapted to the big screen. I do think that the your reaction to the film will be very much dependent on whether you’re willing to go along with its very silly tone, like I was.
It’s a relentless, exhausting story of revenge and survival, elevated beyond mere tropes by the expert cinematography and editing of Emmanuel Lubezki and Stephen Mirrione (both of whom worked on Birdman) respectively. No one is delivering cinematic visions like these three in tandem right now.