I’m not sure how I managed to avoid watching this film for so long. It isn’t as though it is an under the radar classic. For years, friends have been lecturing me about watching it, which prompts me (contrary bastard ...Read More »
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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 »
The 71st Golden Globe Awards: Thoughts on the winners
It has always been confounding to me that the winners of prestigious industry awards when it comes to TV, films, and books (amongst other industries), always seemed to be ‘critic’s choices’. Now, I recognize that I may have generalized in ...Read More »
Hellraisers, hedonism and history: celebrities behaving badly
In the wake of acting legend Peter O’Toole’s death, there has been much nostalgic reminiscing across the media. Much of the nostalgia has centered on him (and his famous friends) being classic hellraisers – with the media wondering where such ...Read More »