I'm an outspoken defender of Indie films. My street cred in this regard is unimpeachable. Heck, I adore single set, constrained films, that require deft and adroitness out of the screenplay author. So much so ...
Explaining The Knight of Cups Movie as Morality Tale and Parable - wherein I grapple with the Knight of Cups, or rather, it grapples with me.
Movie Uncanny Reviewed and Explained. Uncanny is one of those exceptional low budget movies I kill for. Very very intelligent, and a really fantastic inside out premise. Definitely a must see.
The Host Movie is Pure Horror Concentrate - and why you should invite your friends to watch it with you, like, you know, in a zoom meeting? Get it?
A Complete Clouds of Sils Maria Explanation and Walkthrough. Quite possibly one of the greatest mindjob flicks I've watched in the past 10 years. What is happening here? Let's talk about it.
Confusing Ending of the Movie Relic Explained - because that ending is just beyond words confusing. So maddeningly wild, that ending.
Five Movies for Thinking High Schoolers of your generation and mine - because high schoolers can't start thinking that their era is the only era with issues and fantastic high school movies
Revolver Movie Deconstructed and Explained - because the thing that happens on the screen, yeah, that isn't what actually happens at all.
Claustrophobic Movies For Surviving Your Quarantine - because therapy might be as close as a claustrophobic film.
The Secret In Their Eyes Movie Recommendation - because Philosophy 101 is totally running out of crazy scenarios to think about on their own.
Knives Out Movie Primer & Family Tree - because a lot of you walked out of this movie squinting into the sunlight and just baffled as the day is long. Never fear - I am here for you!
The Fare Film Recommendation and Explanation - because we need more Indie films with ultra-clever writing and great acting in our lives.
Luce Movie Controversy Unpacked and Explained - because there are so many murky layers to Luce as to make it nearly incomprehensible.
Can We Talk About that Fleabag Season 1 Ending?* Because that ending desperately needs to be talked about. Or maybe I just need to talk about it. Regardless... we are talking about it.
They Remain is a Daunting Movie to Explain - it took me three tries to wrap my brain around this movie but it wasn't for a lack of trying.