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Daily Archives: July 1, 2017

Michael Bay is basically an institution at this point. The only director to make his bones in the Bruckheimer machine in the 90s that is still working to this day on a massive level, he has reached a cultural level that few directors have reached since his debut. In a world where directors are less important than the producers or… Read more »

01 July 2017 | Features, Film Lists

“Chaos is order yet undeciphered” proclaims a confounding yet explicitly authoritative title card at the beginning of Enemy (2013), Québécois filmmaker Denis Villeneuve’s inscrutable adaptation of José Saramago’s 2002 novel “The Double.” It’s a film that’s chilling, sensual, eerie, perhaps at times indulgent, and yet always an artful and audacious affair. Jake Gyllenhaal, in an understated yet riveting dual performance,… Read more »

01 July 2017 | Features, Other Lists