Round 2 of Full Moon Empire brings a film that calls back to the ADD adolescent angst of the early 90's, when sarcasm snarked from every conversation and movies that had well rounded plots was just sooooo cool...*snark.
Robert Altman was a true auteur who could not be tamed. Just look at the weirdness he produced with big-studio money when they tagged him onto a Popeye project. But he was a master of understated personal films, and he used a woman's perspective the way that few male directors ever did, not only treating them as people but making the unpopular statement that a man was not the answer to a woman's problems. 3 Women stands out as a highlight among those films.
The new comedy Neighbors represents a changing tide for the Apatow crew, but does it also represent the coming of Zac Efron as a serious actor? One Efron movie leads to another and soon you're in a strange apartment, with a hastily scrawled message on the pillow by your head reading "Thanks for the fun--Zac" Not even as much as a little drawing of a heart to comfort you in your shame.
In the early to mid-90's Steven Seagal got famous based on a couple of movies that lean heavily on the Die Hard formula. Lets take a look at Seagal in his hey-day, before his spotted career of lazy action movies and weight gain.
A movie about a cop gone bad? A movie about a cop gone bad getting deep into a drug addiction? A movie about a cop gone bad getting deep into drug addiction that isn't Nic Cage in Bad Lieutenant?! Lets all chase the dragon that is Filth.
Every 9 years, like some elusive comet, the Before Sunrise/Sunset/Midnight series appears.This is a comprehensive look back at one of Gen-X's definitive, pseudo-philisophical couples, and the relationship that tracks through the decade's.