At Film School Rejects, Rob Hunter reports on what he learned listening ot Lexi Alexander’s commentary for Punisher: War Zone (2008).
Friend of the Gutter Sara Century looks at some of Laura Dern’s most iconic roles in the Lynchverse. “By the time her Blue Velvet ‘audition’ rolled around in 1986, Dern was only 16 but had been acting since childhood, accompanying her mom (acclaimed actor Diane Ladd) on films […]
Bong Joon-ho suggests 10 directors to watch in the next 20 years of film! “In this extract from the issue, Sight and Sound’s staff writers further unpack some of the filmmakers Director Bong has his eye on, like Jordan Peele, Ari Aster and Robert Eggers (yes, Joon Ho, […]
Screen Editor alex is engaged in a mission of extreme importance and utmost secrecy. So this month, please enjoy one of his vintage pieces. ~~~ When I was a kid, my parents got me a later model Radio Shack Trash 80 (TRS-80) computer, but what I really wanted […]
Open Culture has Jared Hess’ Peluca (2002) the short that Jared and Jerusha Hess turned into Napoleon Dynamite (2004). “You could say that Jared and Jerusha Hess got lucky. When first the husband-and-wife team got the chance to make a feature, it turned out to be Napoleon Dynamite, […]
Some people like their hardboiled noir fiction in cinematic form. Some people prefer text only please–to enjoy, perhaps the racier metaphors and descriptions in The Maltese Falcon, say, over the screen adaptations. I like both. But what if I told you that you could get noir illustrated in […]