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Daily Archives: June 4, 2016

Horror fiction has been a vital part of bookstores for generations: Frankenstein and Dracula have more movie versions than Jesus, and it’s clear to see why. The characters are iconic, changing with each new iteration while (hopefully) maintaining the core of what made their original novels so beloved. Movie-Dracula may have grown a giant black collar, and Movie-Frankenstein may have… Read more »

04 June 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Sometimes, I feel we carry some kind of twisted prejudice against big blockbuster films. Yes, most of them are truly rubbish – done with zero thought or care for the actual quality of the craft, catering to audiences worst impulses and saying nothing interesting about or to us. There are a few of them, though, that really stand out, and… Read more »

04 June 2016 | Features, People Lists

“Antisocial personality disorder, sometimes called sociopathy, is a mental condition in which a person consistently shows no regard for right and wrong and ignores the rights and feelings of others. People with antisocial personality disorder tend to antagonize, manipulate or treat others harshly or with callous indifference. They show no guilt or remorse for their behavior.” – The Mayo Clinic… Read more »

04 June 2016 | Features, Film Lists

“All art is autobiographical.” – Federico Fellini “The films I made are as autobiographical as fiction can be.” – Jean Eustache “Well, I mean, isn’t everything autobiographical? I mean, we all see the world through our own tiny keyhole, right?” – Jesse Wallace (Ethan Hawke) talking about his art in Richard Linklater’s “Before Sunset” (2004) Ever since the very beginning… Read more »

04 June 2016 | Features, Film Lists