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Daily Archives: August 11, 2017

“Why should things be easy to understand?” so says Thomas Pynchon, author of the famously near impenetrable Gravity’s Rainbow (1973). “The device you’re wearing is hooked into your rib cage. By the time this tape is finished, you will have one minute to find a way out” so says Jigsaw, the puppet master that haunts the near impenetrable Saw series… Read more »

11 August 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Normally, Taste of Cinema is a platform for looking into the glorious (or not so glorious) past of cinema. This list will take an opposite approach and examine some future productions by acclaimed directors.   10. First Man (Damien Chazelle) After his surpassing success of “La La Land”, Damien Chazelle has another iron in the fire. His next project is… Read more »

11 August 2017 | Features, Film Lists

So many fingers, so many pies, it sometimes seems like Luc Besson is everywhere! There are, quite literally, scores of films that he has been involved with: as writer, as director, and as various types of producer. He’s been involved with some well known franchises: Taken, Taxi, Transporter and that’s just from the ’T’ part of the list. So you… Read more »

11 August 2017 | Features, Film Lists