*will write later*
A list of things that occur in KRIPPENDORF'S TRIBE:
• The titular anthropologist James Krippendorf, played by Richard Dreyfuss, steals grant money after the death of his wife —by all accounts, far more talented than he — to pay for life as a single parent...as wells TVs and VCRs.
• To get away with that fraud, Krippendorf performs another: He invents a fake tribe from New Guinea, characterized by racist and invented customs, myths, and languages.
• To try to…
A terrifying and, as it turns out, alarmingly prescient depiction of a pandemic, CONTAGION is the movie of the moment — nine years after it came out.
In very short order, Steven Soderbergh shows the audience that nothing is off the table. Seeing a child die and having a lead star's face peeled off their skull is a good way to prove this.
But Soderbergh's real stroke of genius comes in the form of montage. Using little more than the…