This might be the most challenging film I’ve had to review yet, as Cosmopolis is without a doubt one of the most challenging endurances to sit through. But that challenge comes from something that is truly unique, and director David Cronenberg is without argument the master of creating a unique experience.
His most recent exploration into the human psyche is without a doubt his most alienating and criticized film to date, with dialogue that will turn most people off within…
February's Animation Marathon (#13)
WARNING: Slight spoilers toward the end.
This was a hard film for me to get around to reviewing for personal reasons. I think most of you who have seen Totoro can understand.
When I was very young, maybe a year or two older than Mei, I had a loving grandmother who was like a savior. My sister and I lived with my mom and in order to support us all, she had to work all day…
Alfred Hitchcock Revisited (#5)
"One doesn't often get a second chance. I want to stop being haunted. You're my second chance..."
While praised as one of, if not Hitchcock's greatest achievement, Vertigo seems to also be the most controversial and most alienating of his filmography. Within this film, the auteur delved deep within uncharted waters, and like most of his most praised work, was full of incredibly ballsy subject matter for its time.
Obsession is a theme explored by many…