Image Source I have been slightly frustrated ever since I saw Darren Aronofsky’s latest film, mother! and putting my finger on exactly what has been so frustrating has been about it has only increased my frustration. Technically, the film works very well; it’s finely constructed in its editing, sound mixing and claustrophobic, in-your-face cinematography style. […]
Image Source After learning that It was being remade as a horror epic, I smiled. Finally, a necessary remake. The original miniseries was flawed in a way that, though somewhat effective in Tim Curry’s performance as Pennywise the Clown, comes across to me as little more than a gimmick. As a child, I viewed the […]
But what makes The Informers work is that it’s about the artificiality and hollowness of this kind of living – and showcases, rather grimly, the demise of them all within the framework of being “punished” for their sexual freedoms, naivety, and awareness of the world that they live in.
Only Lovers Left Alive has a tongue planted so far in cheek, it has an entire climax dedicated to the hiding of a body and is directed like the physical behaviors of Crispin Glover’s character in Jarmusch’s Dead Man have taken over everything in frame.