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40 Years of Hurt, Face-Hugging Dreams of Breathing: Ridley Scott’s ‘Alien’

Alien poster art by Brian Taylor   By Tim Pelan Ripley's words to the Xenomorph in Alien 3 sum up…

2 months ago

‘JFK’: Oliver Stone’s Emotionally Accurate and Masterfully Crafted Trip Down the Rabbit Hole

  By Koraljka Suton “I think I was always controversial, provocative. But I can’t help it. I have to go…

2 months ago

Approaching Menace: The American Pathology of Martin Scorsese’s ‘Taxi Driver’

  By Tim Pelan Loneliness has followed me my whole life, everywhere. In bars, in cars, sidewalks, stores, everywhere. There's…

4 months ago

‘Psycho’: The Proto-Slasher that Brought On a Revolution in Cinema

  By Sven Mikulec The image of a shabby motel in the middle of nowhere, by-passed by any relevant roads…

5 months ago

‘Heat’: Michael Mann’s Meticulous Masterpiece of Both Style and Substance That Transcends Genre

Heat poster art by Tony Stella, https://www.tony-stella.com/   By Koraljka Suton A guy told me one time, “Don't let yourself…

6 months ago

With ‘Barry Lyndon,’ Stanley Kubrick’s Painterly Eye Invites Us to Be All-seeing, but Ultimately, Unknowing

  By Tim Pelan I have had a complete set of Thackeray sitting on my bookshelf at home for years,…

9 months ago

‘Magnolia’: Paul Thomas Anderson’s Absorbing Mosaic of Compassion, Humanity and the Importance of Forgiveness

  By Sven Mikulec In 1997, an ambitious 26-year-old called Paul Thomas Anderson made Boogie Nights, his sophomore directing effort…

12 months ago

‘The Last Temptation of Christ’ As a Testament to and an Exploration of Scorsese’s Own Faith

  By Koraljka Suton Ever since he was a little boy, director Martin Scorsese wanted to make a movie about…

1 year ago

Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Out of Sight’: An Achronological Time-Out from Conventional Crime Narrative

  By Tim Pelan Steven Soderbergh's 1998 adaptation of Elmore Leonard's crime novel Out of Sight experiments with form, tussles…

3 years ago

Limitation of Life: You Can’t Go Back in John Frankenheimer’s ‘Seconds’

  By Tim Pelan Who we are depends on a multitude of influences, societal and blood-borne. Mankind is the only…

3 years ago