On October 1st, 2013, British artist Banksy launched a month-long “residency” on the streets of New York City. Every day he would post an Instagram shot of his latest piece, without divulging where in the city it was located. The result of this was a daily treasure hunt as self-proclaimed “Banksy hunters” and art lovers tried to track down the latest piece.
Interesting from a social perspective, as it shows the hype that can build behind one (?) person or…
Had I known how truly BAD-ASS this film was, I would have made an effort to see it at the cinema. Wow, what a heart-pounding ride. The thing about this monster movie is it feels real. The shitty handheld camera, the irrational decisions, the sheer terror felt by the characters. If there was ever an Alien invasion I would imagine it would occur something like this. Less is definitely more when it comes to showing what is attacking. A quick…
Shame is a cold look at the impact of addiction on a person's life. The film is beautifully shot and masterfully edited. The colour palate of winter New York really adds to the cool feeling.
While some may find this film to be shallow and unfeeling, I believe that is how you are supposed to feel. Addiction takes over peoples lives and leaves them hollow, without any purpose except getting the next fix and easing the pain.
Absolutely astounding acting…