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Daily Archives: November 26, 2016

There is not a more divisive American actor working in mainstream movies today than Nicolas Cage. To many he is a joke, overacting his way through low quality movies that don’t have much staying power past becoming fodder for Youtube sketches and internet memes. To others, he once showed promise, but is now a has-been who is currently overacting his… Read more »

26 November 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Sometimes the point of view of an outsider can illuminate aspects of a culture that those within it cannot see. The United States is a vast and complex land full of diverse cultures and geography with enough subject matter for hundreds of movies. The themes and styles of the films on this list are diverse. Billy Wilder, a German immigrant,… Read more »

26 November 2016 | Features, Film Lists

“The best British comedy ever made? Possibly. A masterpiece? Unquestionably.” – Ali Catterall, Film4   Where I’m calling from From the tender and impassioned sound of King Curtis’ live recorded cover of Procul Harum’s “A Whiter Shade of Pale” in the opening scene to the finishing drizzly goodbye by the wolf enclosure in Regent’s Park, Withnail and I is a… Read more »

26 November 2016 | Features, Reviews