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Daily Archives: November 10, 2016

From Easy Rider (1969) to Dazed and Confused (1993) to Ted (2012), the stoner subgenre has maintained consistent popularity and cultural relevance since its debut. In the 1970’s, when Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong broke taboos by normalizing and glorifying the use of cannabis on-screen, this particular subject matter became a choice motif in comedy film. While the majority of… Read more »

10 November 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Movies are very powerful art form. Some movies people love with a passion, others people hate with a passion. And sometimes their passionate hatred is so strong that it endures long after the film is released. It’s time to give these films their due. These films provide a very unique experience, but for some reason, they’ve been widely panned by… Read more »

10 November 2016 | Features, Film Lists

“Maybe I’m sick, but I want to see that again.” – Pauline Kael   It’s a strange world, isn’t it? Feigned amidst the well-manicured lawns and white-picket fences of small-town America breathes David Lynch’s darkly disturbing Blue Velvet. Shaken by a quickening dream logic and the upsetting affections of a bad-tempered film noir from the Decade of Conformity, the 1950s,… Read more »

10 November 2016 | Features, Reviews