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Daily Archives: July 17, 2017

Are you sick of superhero movies yet? Well, too bad, because Hollywood is hell bent on giving us even more of them next year. Black Panther, New Mutants, Infinity War, Deadpool 2, The Incredibles 2, Ant-Man and The Wasp, Venom, X-Men: Dark Phoenix, an untitled animated Spidey-flick … hell, we’re getting to the point that come 2020, practically every other… Read more »

17 July 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Texan filmmaker Wes Anderson has always been a conundrum Hollywood has never been able to solve. On one hand, his precocious curiosity and deft economy has manifested itself in singularly authoritative, humble and mischievous stylistic inclinations that have gifted us with gems of American independent cinema that have not only some of the best uses of color, costumes, narrative quirkiness… Read more »

17 July 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Almost two decades into the 21st century, some may think the cinema is in decline. At times there’s the impression that this century’s best films are products of nostalgia. For example, La La Land is a homage to Golden Age Hollywood and French New Wave musicals, or the works of Quentin Tarantino are mere pastiches of old B-movies. To prove… Read more »

17 July 2017 | Features, Film Lists