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Daily Archives: June 16, 2017

There is a moment in Ridley Scott’s “Blade Runner” (1982) when Rick Deckard (a detective played with disgruntled bravado by Harrison Ford) stares at a photograph. Yet he doesn’t just stare: Using a computer, he enhances the image and studies it so intently that he looks like one of the movie’s legendarily obsessive fans—or a devotee of Darren Aronofsky’s “The… Read more »

16 June 2017 | Features, Other Lists

“A film can be like a dream. It’s a fairy tale. It’s not beholden to rules or laws of the real world. I have no loyalty to the real world. Fuck the real world. Why would I make a film to try and show you what it’s like here?” – Ana Lily Amirpour   Oh, you were a vampire and… Read more »

16 June 2017 | Features, Reviews

As we view a cinematic work, elements like narrative and plot structuring are indispensible to our judgment of it, even if we don’t notice their relevance right away. The way a story is told, an idea is explored and an artistic sensibility is expressed determines, to a large extent, our personal preferences when it comes to films. The sound and… Read more »

16 June 2017 | Features, People Lists