It’s Hollywood, folks! The 50s are underway and the studios are churning out westerns, musicals, period dramas, aquatic ballets, and historical epics – all under the shadow of America’s new reality: the Cold War. With abducted film stars, starlets’ pregnancies ...Read More »
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Sicario: You saw things you shouldn’t have seen
The war on drugs comes to the big screen in a very visceral rendition with Sicario. If not wholly successful as a film, it certainly has merit as an aesthetic and thematic exercise. Plot and character work made seem crucial areas to ...Read More »
Inherent Vice: Is that a swastika on that man’s face?
There was a certain apprehension with which a friend and I began viewing Inherent Vice. Paul Thomas Anderson is a lauded film maker and I am a fan of many of his films but they are rarely easy watches. I ...Read More »