Guns! Explosions! Nudity! Social commentary about the flaws in the immigration system and the complex political realities that result for a disenfranchised segment of the American population! Motorcycles! “Machete” has it all.
Have you ever been driving on a two-lane highway and gotten stuck behind someone going roughly 15 mph below the speed limit? Even in the best of situations, when you are in no particular hurry to get to your destination, the leisurely pace of the car in front of you can still make you want…
Every generation seems to try and define universal truths on their own terms.
I have a problem with jazz.
Alfred Hitchcock, with stylistic aplomb, was the master of manipulation.
“Inception” is a slick, spasmodic, rambunctious ordeal. It’s a convoluted wild goose/dream chase.
“The Kids Are All Right” is a sudsy soap opera.
[ontheaisle] By Tony Macklin “The Girl Who Played With Fire” is the followup to the very popular “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.” It’s the second film adaptation from the Millennium trilogy by the late Swedish author Stieg Larsson. “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” both novel and film, were international successes and established a…
“Knight and Day” is a hoot.
When a screenplay of a movie does not serve its literary source well, it’s a major problem.