The ghosts of film past are everywhere in Paris, I imagine, and I want to hunt them down.
Growing up with, and connecting through, '80s comedies.
“I read this article that said all the Italian workers at Cinecitta are saying, like, ‘He’s the Maestro, he’s Fellini, come back to life!’”
You will find...a pouch containing the ticket stubs from all of the concerts my husband and I have seen together, as well as the ticket stubs from all of the movies.
The beginning of 2014 could not have been metaphorically kinder to me. The morning of January first, I made a continental landing on Antarctica. I climbed an untouched, pure white glacier and perched on a rock at the top. An iceberg calved and bounced into the bay beneath me. A...
Silence and sentiment. Emotion and fear. The haggard, inconstant flashes of beauty. —The Great Beauty (Paolo Sorrentino, 2013) When Christopher Nolan mapped the future of film earlier this year, he thought of format and presentation, new technologies and special features, but he said little about the types of films we’d cherish,...
Movies in 2014 were a disappointment to me. Guardians of the Galaxy, Gone Girl,and Maleficent all showed up in fussy packaging that seemed empty inside; visually impressive but in the end, unfulfilling. Muppets Most Wanted and The Grand Budapest Hotel were fun but unsurprising, nothing I hadn’t seen before. Even my girl Veronica Mars...
The femme fatale isn’t obsessed with the destruction of men, that is a byproduct of her true aims: to find a sense of autonomy in a culture that wants to keep her powerless.
Let everyone perish. Let no one live.
It’s hard to think of two filmmakers less alike than Wes Anderson and Paul Thomas Anderson. Right?
As a child of the nineties, the first movie I remember seeing that involved Vietnam was—what else—Forrest Gump (1994).
I’m interested in something deeper, something that may seem silly or overwrought to people who don’t have animals in their lives. I’m talking silver screen love stories between human beings and their dogs.