At RogerEbert.com, Matt Zoller Seitz writes on the life and career of Clarence Williams III. “His ferocity burned holes in the screen, and filmmakers took advantage of that, casting him in roles that shook up the main character’s preconceived notions, rattled their complacency, and otherwise pushed their buttons.”
This week’s Guest Star is Sachin Hingoo. Sachin is a Toronto-based writer and editor at biffbampop.com. He has never had a superpower, but would like to think that if he did it would be more interesting than an armoured sweater. ~~~ [Warning: The following contains copious spoilers for […]
Friends of the Gutter Mike White and Beth Accomando discuss John Woo’s Hard Boiled (1992) with Jess Byard at The Projection Booth. “John Woo’s 1992 film, Hard-Boiled is the story of a hot-handed supercop, Tequila, (Chow Yun-Fat), and an undercover cop — either Alan or Tony depending on […]
At RogerEbert.com, Roxanne Hadadi writes on the films of Jeremy Saulnier. “[W]hat Saulnier has built into his Blue Ruin, Green Room, and Hold the Dark trilogy is not only a flair for the gory and grisly, but a consistent acknowledgment of the role this country’s regimented class system […]
From the Archives: Lock, Stock and Barrel: Charting Chivalry, Brotherhood and Honour in A Better Tomorrow and Sonatine and their Inspirations
Guest Star Sayantan Mondal is a PhD Scholar working on the genre of Postcolonial Science Fiction. Apart from this he likes to write about films. But more than that he likes to watch them. And he hopes one day when he will be able to recover from his […]
Feather Dusters at 400 Yards shares an in memoriam list of things they learned from The Avengers‘ Emma Peel.