I’m trudging through this grey, woolly yarn. It’s clinging to my legs. It’s really heavy to drag along.
I recently watched the new Lars Van Tier move, MELANCHOLIA. I am one for dramatic and romantic title-age. To deny my immediate rapture with all that is associated with drama and romance would be to deny the very perspective from which I write this piece. Counter-productive.
I've wanted to see this movie (nay, FILM), since first reading that Kirsten Read more [...]
Holy crap, you guys. The new upcoming Wes Anderson flick? OMG, so good.
First impressions: looks like a childhood adventure-fantasy turned up to eleven. Oversaturated color, snappy camerawork, super-dry humor like you always wanted to deliver when you were a preteen.
I mean, let's be honest. Lord of the Flies works because, on some level (and perhaps even your normal level), you want to run away from home and live lawless and free in the woods. You want to hand-over-hand Read more [...]
Jason Statham, is, without a doubt, a man. Not to mention, probably, like, the greatest actor in the world. Probably.
I mean, who else could act like they have no heart, be a boxing promoter, and be a friend of Marky Mark. No one. Just Jason Statham. No need to wonder any further.
So, this upcoming movie of his, Safe might be his most ambitious work to date. Truly in this movie (trailer below) he shows the mastery of his craft. (Usually the city he tears up Read more [...]
Welcome to First Watch!
First Watch is a blogpost sponsored by Zooppa, where we talk about the first impressions we get once we watch trailers.
Today's trailer, David Fincher's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.
So what comes across when you watch the trailer?
Well, obviously, this movie takes place in a land that never smiles. Called Sweden. Also, it looks cold. This is a land of espionage, journalists and a-tonal lighting. It's up to James Bond, I mean, Read more [...]