The Jerry Springer Show was a force to be reckoned with in the late 90's. It was lewd, irreverent, and fed into the trashy side within all of us. The movie that was produced from the fame of this show....well, it can barely be asked to show up.
In 2013 one movie sex scene took the internet by storm. Despite critical acclaim, Blue is the Warmest Color could not seem to shake the accusations of “Male Gaze” and gratuitous sex scenes, people also harping on the directors perceived mistreatment of the stars in his movie. Let’s move past that, and look at one of the most critically lauded and progressively scorned movies of the past year.
The 60's were a confusing time and they created equally confusing art. Lava lamps, latex, and....angels? Yeah. Barbarella is definately a product of the culture wars that were the late 60's. And drugs. Don't forget the drugs.
What do you get when you let loose Burt Reynolds gigantic id on the set of a police procedural...that he also directs...that is based on a book written with him in mind as the main character.........Well, whatever it is, words don't do it justice, but we do our damndest to try and rationalize the irrational melting pot of cop movie tropes that is Sharky's Machine.
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.