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  • Bamboozled

    Bamboozled

    ★★★★½

    I saw Spike Lee's Bamboozled for the first time when I too young to really comprehend it, but 13 was the perfect age to be left a little fucked up by its volatility and cinematic bluntness. It was a film that I desperately wanted to discuss with other people, but I didn't have the tools to properly recommend it; certainly not to anyone my age. I rewatched it with a couple of unimpressed family members, told camp counselors about it,…

  • Liberté

    Liberté

    ★★★½

    TIFF 08

    18th century libertine forest parties were wild as hell.

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  • Need for Speed

    Need for Speed

    ★½

    Shocked and A. Pauled.

  • The Post

    The Post

    ★★★

    Spielberg: This frame is all wrong.

    Janusz Kaminski: Don't worry Steven. We'll fix it in post.

    Spielberg: This *is* The Post, Janusz. That's the name of the film. So fix it.

    Kaminski: No, I mean we can fix it in post production --

    Spielberg: Post production? That's right now. This is the production of The Post. We've been here for weeks now.

    Kaminski: I mean the editor can fix it.

    Spielberg: Tom Hanks? Tom Hanks is portraying Ben Bradlee, editor-in-chief of the Post.

    Kaminski: ....

    Spielberg: Hanks is here to act, Janusz. He's not an editor.

    Kaminski: Who's on first

    Spielberg: Fuck off