I won’t do that opening paragraph about the year’s movies and try to make some statement about film or whatever, but I will declare that Twin Peaks: The Return was by far the best thing I saw in 2017.
I made […]
“This is not going to go the way you think” Luke tells Rey, and in turn, the audience. Indeed it does not. The Last Jedi is a postmodern—near arthouse entry—into Hollywood’s most famous franchise. Surprisingly, it’s proved to be a […]Read More
The Disaster Artist
director: James Franco
If you can believe it (I still can’t), there is now a movie about disastrous movie dictator Tommy Wiseau, director of The Room, the worst movie ever made. James Franco’s long been known as an artist that […]
Wonderstruck – Whatever Todd Haynes followed up Carol with was gonna be a step down. Wonderstruck is an adaptation of Brian Selznick’s novel of the same name. The aesthetic shifts between periods — a 1920s silent black and white story […]Read More
Poster by Paul Shipper
That a sequel to Blade Runner exists is both a bizarre movie miracle and a curse. The road to Blade Runner‘s status of an undisputed monumental classic has been a strange one. Initially met with a cold reception, […]
If you’re visiting or living in London, be sure to check out first time director Carol Salter’s documentary about a teenager training to be a mortician in China. Besides exploring a unique world and subject, it might be the best […]Read More
Equal parts Goonies, Gremlins, Stand By Me, and a little Evil Dead, IT is chopped up pop entertainment with laughs, scares, and heart. Stephen King’s coming of age adventure has been produced with a blockbuster sheen and a Halloween bow tying together its story […]Read More
As the summer sun sets, Bodhi, the king of Summer movies, judges Hollywood’s 2017 offering of popcorn romps and low budget indies.
Not a bad summer. In fact, it was pretty solid. We got a masterpiece, a few near-great, inventive films, […]