In Claudia Weill’s Girlfriends, a best friendship is thrown to the margins as their paths to adulthood diverge.
Toshiro Mifune excelled at playing characters railing against the plan life seems to have for them.
Preston Sturges had been getting away with murder—so to speak—for years before he arrived at a place where the moviegoing public couldn’t follow him.
After 15+ years of nearly daily screenings of Curb Your Enthusiasm, I can safely say that I know the on-screen Larry David better than I know myself.
With Southland Tales, Richard Kelly asked audiences to deal with the bleakest aspects of their current reality via a tonally ambiguous, hyper-taxing, incomplete narrative. When you look at it that way, even its sub-half-million box office take might sound high.
The Empire Strikes Back is about doing the work after all passion for that work is gone, about the slow, hard attempts to see a long-term plan through with no hope of success in sight.
With human activity suspended in 2020, nature re-emerged.
Moneyball is not a baseball movie as much as it is a treatment on convictions, traditions, decisions, and how each of them have relational ramifications. Even the grandest plans have consequences.