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June 19, 2018

Inspired by the 1001 Movies to Watch Before You Die, Edgar Wright’s 1000 favorite films and other lists, I am striving to come up with my own personal canon of films.

I am slowly realizing that social satire is my favorite genre of film. Perhaps it is the presence of ma...

June 16, 2018

Inspired by the 1001 Movies to Watch Before You Die, Edgar Wright’s 1000 favorite films and other lists, I am striving to come up with my own personal canon of films.

Art that explores the disparity between the very rich and privileged and everyone else exists in all cu...

June 12, 2018

Inspired by the 1001 Movies to Watch Before You Die, Edgar Wright’s 1000 favorite films and other lists, I am striving to come up with my own personal canon of films.

Shakespeare has always been a tricky bastard to adapt. His works are so ingrained in Western culture th...

June 9, 2018

Inspired by the 1001 Movies to Watch Before You Die, Edgar Wright’s 1000 favorite films and other lists, I am striving to come up with my own personal canon of films.

Towards the beginning of Simon of the Desert, a man with no hands visits with his family the great sain...

June 5, 2018

Inspired by the 1001 Movies to Watch Before You Die, Edgar Wright’s 1000 favorite films and other lists, I am striving to come up with my own personal canon of films.

Woman of the Lake starts off with an intimate scene between two lovers, Miyako (Mariko Okada) and Kitan...

June 2, 2018

Inspired by the 1001 Movies to Watch Before You Die, Edgar Wright’s 1000 favorite films and other lists, I am striving to come up with my own personal canon of films.

Young Girls of Rochefort walks a fine line between frivolity and melodrama. It is a musical grounded in...

May 29, 2018

Inspired by the 1001 Movies to Watch Before You Die, Edgar Wright’s 1000 favorite films and other lists, I am striving to come up with my own personal canon of films.

Since I personally despise any work that glorifies America’s prosperity set in the immediate postwar pe...

May 27, 2018

Inspired by the 1001 Movies to Watch Before You Die, Edgar Wright’s 1000 favorite films and other lists, I am striving to come up with my own personal canon of films.

Funeral Parade of Roses was so ahead of its time that it made so much of international cinema of the 60...

May 26, 2018

Inspired by the 1001 Movies to Watch Before You Die, Edgar Wright’s 1000 favorite films and other lists, I am striving to come up with my own personal canon of films.

Perhaps the most visually striking and poetic scene in Wanda occurs early in the movie, when Wanda is w...

May 22, 2018

Inspired by the 1001 Movies to Watch Before You Die, Edgar Wright’s 1000 favorite films and other lists, I am striving to come up with my own personal canon of films.

In learning more about director Elaine May, the more I am convinced about how much her gender was a maj...

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