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  • Broadcast News

    Broadcast News

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    Mamet dictates to the reader, in his book on directing, to resist calling a nail a house. A nail is just a nail. He repeats this over and over again: a scene isn't a movie. A shot isn't a scene. A scene is a scene. A shot is a shot. A nail is a nail. A nail isn't a house. It is only by stringing each discrete unit of decision and preparation together that a film is made. If Mamet'sโ€ฆ

  • Manhunter

    Manhunter

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    gonna get one of those helvetica font shirts that says

    NOONAN&
    COX&
    LEVINE&
    HOPKINS.

    It's a dark, scaly thriller that has been completely occluded by the cultural lodestar that is Silence of the Lambs. But in my heart I have love for each and every one of my dee-sturbed fellas! Stay creepy, my friends!

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  • Thief

    Thief

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    likely to give 5 stars after another viewing. Oh Christ. It's new wave, it's Cassavetes, it's long long lenses, it's dialogue struck like a match along the tongues of sleepless Meisner students, a score that punishes, teals and blues and city lights that wink out into bokeh the size of tank rounds. It's Michael Mann baby! He's arriving!

  • Nights of Cabiria

    Nights of Cabiria

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    Pictures that wriggle and twist, that break and mend your heart.