‘The Marriage Plot’ captures the intensity of emotion experienced by college graduates embarking upon the world, certain that what they have learned matters and that the decisions they make will echo through their lives.
Like ‘The Road,’ another technically non-horror film, there is an underlying sense of dread and foreboding here that’s far more sophisticated and true-to-life than most of what passes for horror these days.
On its own there is little to make Evangelion: 1.11 standout, either as an individual film or from the original shows, making it valuable solely for those willing to invest in the entire series.
In creating works of art, artists can often find themselves on quasi-mythical journeys of their own. For Raoul Dyssell and William “Sonny” Sonbuchner, co-directors of the independent film Amiss, the struggle to get their film made in some ways follows the trajectory of the Hero’s Journey.
As with A Tribe Called Quest’s music, the film’s audience is undoubtedly limited, but those who listen will be enlightened while those who don’t will miss out.
For fans of comic culture in general and Morrison’s penchant for psychedelic mysticism in particular, Supergods is a fitting addition to your book collection.
Iron Man 3 devotes a surprising amount of time to showing Tony without the suit, almost to the point where some viewers might be disappointed that he doesn’t spend more time suited up. Personally, I was thrilled because it shows an important lesson that I had hoped at least one of the movies, at some point, would show.
One of America’s most iconic films illuminates the concept of non-violence and offers it as a viable solution to the self-perpetuating cycle of violence. I am speaking of the Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi.
From the quiet opening narration to the illogical but hilarious tag, Iron Man 3 is a smorgasbord of action, explosions, metal and humor.
Philip K. Dick’s The Man in the High Castle presents an alternative reality in which the Axis powers won World War II and divided most of the world.
At first Cloud Atlas feels like a lumbering, disjointed choir, but gradually the lines weave together into a grand, ambitious, flawed spectacle
If there is a lesson on nature vs. nurture in the Bioshock Infinite universe, the enduring message is that our choices make us who we are.