All that we are, then, is how we manage in the face of death.
FORBIDDEN GAMES (Jeux Interdits)
Over forty years after it was first released, Martin Ritt’s not only hasn’t aged a bit, it has actually grown in stature.
Once again, it is easy to become enveloped in this world as it plays out as it must, without tidy resolutions or soothing homilies.
It’s what we say when we think no one is listening.
SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE
As one essay I read stated, Bergman has moved from “Does God exist?” to “Does love exist?”
THE PHANTOM OF LIBERTY
At the very least, Luis Bunuel’s The Phantom of Liberty is an inspired cinematic treat because it begins with Goya’s The Third of May,
Before Rod Steiger became an unmerciful ham in such legendary howlers as The Amityville Horror and The Specialist, he was a talent of towering strength.
Few among you are likely to watch a Japanese film that doesn’t feature either copious amounts of kung fu or a large, fire-breathing lizard, but…
SICK: THE LIFE & DEATH OF BOB FLANAGAN SUPERMASOCHIST
On its face, this is a fun-filled documentary about nailing one’s cock to a board…
GOING IN STYLE (1979)
I am a different man indeed: reverential, empathetic, and fully devoted to the lives of three elderly gentlemen