Second viewing. It’s a true masterpiece. My favorite studio movie since MAD MAX: FURY ROAD. Please don’t miss this while it’s in theaters.
[This post was previously published on my blog on January 2, 2012, but I'm trying to move some of my favorite posts/reviews over here to letterboxd]
Jess and I rewatched THE MATRIX on Bluray last night, and it’s fascinating to look at this film again 12 years later. On the whole, it exceeded my already high opinion, with one exception. The signature “bullet time” shots feel somewhat cheesy and clunky compared to the rest of the filmmaking. This is less…
[This post was previously published on my blog, but I'm trying to move some of my favorite posts/reviews over here to letterboxd]
I had the pleasure of watching TO BE OR NOT TO BE at Edgar Wright's recent film series at the New Beverly.
This film was a revelation for me. It's the first Ernst Lubitsch film I've ever seen, and I was blown away by his nimble ability with tone and pace. It's a delight to discover how well…