They are—these characters and these films—an incantation designed to bring about the age of stupid.
But you will see it. Because I insist that you do.
Go see The Revenant with your dead son.
Nothing ever happens on Mars, even if you’re Matt Damon.
In which deadly alien slug monsters take over the world.
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I’m not going to say that Nicolas Cage is the best actor of his generation. I am going to say he’s the strangest. Nicolas Cage is his own genre. Nic Cage is a nouveau shaman.
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I adore Full Metal Jacket even though it is, clearly, a difficult film to keep company with. The film is not Stanley Kubrick’s most cohesive effort or his most accessible. It is, […]
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Wind blows dust and leaves through a small Texas town. Everything is fading, everything is dying. Cracked, dirty windows obscure the view. The pool hall is empty, its screen door […]
I went to see Zero Dark Thirty on Friday with the Supreme Being. Since then, he’s written an excellently insightful review of what director Kathryn Bigelow did with the film. I’ve […]
When I first saw the trailer for Children of Men in late ’06, I thought it looked like yet another standard issue end of the world action flick. I had […]