I didn't really know too much about who comedian/activist Barry Crimmins was before checking out this documentary, but now I feel like everyone SHOULD know all about the guy. Crimmins's story deals with some really rough subject matter, but how he came to deal with it, and what he did for others like him later in life, makes him a truly inspirational figure, and director Bobcat Goldthwait does a great job highlighting that here. Definitely worth checking out.
It's probably best not to approach Tales of Halloween expecting a Trick 'r Treat style horror anthology. While that film had some genuine tension and scares, the filmmakers behind Tales of Halloween seem far more interested in the "fun" side of the holiday. Apart from some very graphic gore, this could almost be looked at as a kid's Halloween movie, as much of it is built on the kind of wide-eyed, excited enthusiasm a young child might have about the…
"Pure cinema." It's the notion of focusing on the purest elements of cinema...motion, visual composition and rhythm.
You will not find a better expression of Pure Cinema in the action genre than Mad Max: Fury Road.
I loved every single beautiful, insane and exhilarating frame of this movie. This is the Mad Max series reborn in the most over-the-top, mythic fashion possible, delivering the biggest and best action sequences we have seen in years, while somehow also not forgetting to…