Advanced reviews of upcoming theatrical releases, retrospectives that show you the path to exploring the best of classic cinema, Top 10 lists, and much, much more: whether you're an obsessed cinephile like us or just looking for what to see at the theatre this weekend, our weekly published film journal has you covered. READ ISSUE #18 ›
When I see Kevin Asch, director of the neo-Gatsby film “Affluenza,” approaching the Empire Diner on 10th Ave, the same one where the famous pie scene in “Men in Black” was filmed, I’m relieved to notice that he looks as nervous as I do. During our conversation, I’ll come to realize that he has a […]
One of the major benefits of film as a medium is its ability to use a variety of styles and techniques to explore and convey a message. It provides an opportunity for disjointedness and using visuals to bring out a complex and confusing idea. “Az Ember Tragédiája” represents an excellent manipulation of film’s strengths as a medium to explore these complicated ideas.
For twenty minutes of “The Hustler,” Fast Eddie Felson is who every man wants to be. He swaggers into Ames pool hall cocksure and loose. His sights are set on Minnesota Fats, the country’s most renowned pool player. He says that there is simply no other poolroom where he can walk out with $10,000 after […]
On August 26, “Natural Born Killers” celebrates its 20th anniversary. The infamous cult classic, directed by Oliver Stone, has been written in history ever since its release. In 2006, Entertainment Weekly named “Natural Born Killers” the eighth most controversial film of all time. Stone intended “Killers” to be a satire on mass media and our […]
With 77 and counting credits to his name, it is nothing less than a true challenge to pick the ten best roles Nicolas Cage has delivered. His career spans over 30 years and encapsulates performances that range from the truly bizarre to grounded and realistic.