Richard Linklater’s Boyhood has become so ubiquitously loved by critics and audiences alike that it seems almost impossible to find a negative opinion about it. But there was one. Quite a negative one. And here is an engagement with that negative look at Boyhood.
Recently Jodorowsky came off of a 23 year hiatus with a documentary about his failed attempt to make a 12-hour sci-fi opus of Dune, the other a surrealist auto-biographical film about his childhood growing up with Ukrainian-Jewish parents in Chile. This inspires a lookback at The Holy Mountain, the film in which Jodorowsky maintains he got to do whatever he wanted. But what does that say about Jodorowsky?
Wesley Snipes has had a poor go of it, with all his not paying taxes and going to jail....Well, I guess that was pretty avoidable. But here's a look back at him going through the '90s right-of-passage that was appearing in a film suspiciously close to the Die Hard premise. Welcome to the club, Wesley!
Bright colors, fast cars, action, comedy, love, determination, and a fucking monkey! What more could you ask for? The Wachowskis served it to us on an excellently crafted platter, and the world scoffed...
The Room has become less of a film and more of a cultural event. There are layers to the mystery of The Room, and most will stay buried within Tommy Wiseau's strange mind. Here is one man's journey through the sometimes confusing hallway leading to The Room.
Y Tu Mamá También seems to have a very dedicated cult status. This is strange in that the film can be seen as an allegory for Mexican identity...but we haven't been to Mexico, so why does this film seem to speak to a very specific, but apparently large, crowd of Americans?