I had some low expectations going in, so I was expecting that to carry me to a decent experience like with Man of Steel, but man, that was worse than I ever expected.
I came to this movie expecting some fun anecdotes and behind-the-scenes insights into what it was like to make Star Trek in all its incarnations. Instead, I found a strange collection of conversations between one actor and five others, who have little to do with each other beyond their chosen profession and a common franchise.
William Shatner’s style of interview feels deeply affected, but his different performances with each of his subjects gives him the ability to plumb each (with…
I've been aware of Barton Fink for as long as I can remember. This is probably, as is the case for most of my cultural awareness, because of The Simpsons. That being said, I found the movie to be a nourishing look at the creative process, movie-making, and the stories we tell ourselves to keep ourselves going.
I hosted a podcast episode about the movie, which you can find here.