Unlike Deckard, who just grudgingly went about his job and then drank to forget, only to realise at the end of Blade Runner that something was amiss, K feels he’s something special.Read more "Special K: Blade Runner 2049"
Shane Black seems interested in the dynamics between certain kind of men, and less so, the dynamics between men and women, or between women at all. His script for Lethal Weapon pretty much redefined buddy-buddy action movies: it payed tribute to the godfather of buddy films, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid while setting the template (burnt-out hero; […]Read more "The Nice Guys"
While others are outside soaking up vitamin D or taking a dip in the lake, I look for a cool spot (preferably indoors) to sit and read a book or watch some decent TV.Read more "A Summer of Fluff"
Chev’s mom and dad are dead. Which is why I can’t make jokes about fucking his mom when he starts making jokes about fucking mine.Read more "The Mystic Art of the Bookish Meme"
“Inherent Vice” is a film that you will want to watch more than once, and you might want to smoke up before you watch it. That’s cool, man.Read more "Oscars 2015: Inherent Vice"
Vincent is a mysterious, intense, coldly efficient, amoral robot; what emotion he shows seems manufactured and the result of practice. A cynic might sneer at the appropriate casting of Tom Cruise in the roleRead more "‘Collateral’ Undamaged Ten Years Later"
Gangster Squad really owes a debt to Brian di Palma’s The Untouchables, another violent based on truth story of lawmen using gangster methods to take down gangsters.Read more "Blood and Guts: Gangster Squad (DVD review)"