I didn’t watch this, but saw the directors newest film, “Destination Park” at the Indy Short Film Festival & wanted a placeholder so I would remember it.
Although the film is titled “Easy Rider,” by the end, you’ll find the viewing experience is anything but.
“Easy Rider” opens with a bombastic sense of adventure that few films rival. You have motorcycles, American Flag embroidered leather jackets, rock music, lots of drugs & most importantly, the open road.
The worldview the two main characters operate from comes across as admirable even if one doesn’t share the same values as them. They want to be individuals & forge their own path,…
This movie was recommended to me by the rapper "Nas."
The mafia was made for movies. I think I've loved every mafia movie I've ever seen. However, this wasn't your typical mafia movie. It didn't have the glamour of "Goodfellas" & it didn't feel as formal as "The Godfather." But it forged its own path & that's what made it extra special for me.
"Donnie Brasco" tells the real life story of an FBI agent under the assumed name of Donnie Brasco…
"Lost River" is a film in which its journey is far more important than its destination.
Yes, Ryan Gosling's directorial debut is a mixed bag worth of stuff. Inside that bag comes several David Lynch & Nicolas Winding Refn DVD's. Maybe even Malick's, "Tree of Life" or "To the Wonder" DVD's as well. However, in my opinion, Gosling combines his strong influences into his own surreal, maiden voyage.
The first thing that struck me about this film was the colors. It's…