🎶 Shoot at you actors like movie directors 🎶
While I typically choose showings that spare me the insolent teenagers and wives clubs who do everything but watch the movie, for The Black Phone I decided to go right into the belly of the beast—Friday Night @ 730pm.
And boy am I glad that I did.
No word of a lie—this was one of the best moviegoing experiences I’ve had post-pandemic! The theatre was full; the audience was engaged, and captivated, and invested. We even clapped at the end…
Finally, after an eternity of waiting, Denis Villeneuve’s unicorn of a project, Dune, gets to strut its stuff out in public.
And my god is she beautiful.
To be honest, I don’t even know where to start—I feel like a child with low blood sugar in a Wonka-sized candy store. Actually, the more I think about it: how the fuck did Villeneuve even know where to start? The source material is so goddamn rich. Yet Villeneuve, somehow, has managed to…
I’m not usually one to resort to such tired and inexpensive words to summarize the colossal efforts of filmmakers and their crews, but my god was Crimes of the Future ever boring.
David Cronenberg’s latest promised so much; the intriguing trailers and chatter coming out of Cannes made it seem as though we were in for another masterpiece. But not in a long time has so much delivered so little.
Crimes of the Future doesn’t really offer anything new, which…