Though media and technology have advanced, the themes that David Cronenberg chooses to focus on in his 1983 film Videodrome have not only remained relevant, but they seem more prescient. The director eyes the relations between humanity and the video world in the sci-fi body
“Be afraid. Be very afraid.” These quoted words from The Fly resonate beyond the film. In fact, most people likely don’t even know the origin of the quotation. Still, despite the warning, director David Cronenberg invites the audience to view something beyond horror and science
It's been what - a month, since we've sat down with each other? I know, feels like forever. But, this month I have a goodie of Retro Movie Review in the chamber for this month, it just won't be this review here.
I stumbled upon
Since I am unofficially the voice of nostalgic illegality on New Retro Wave and it's after midnight, I'd like to invite you all into the subterranean world once again.
It's post 9/11 and Giuliani had already finished gutting and renovating damn near the entire city
directed by Franco Rosso. Written by Franco Rosso and Martin Stellman (Quadrophenia), and shot by two-time Academy Award winner Chris Menges (The Killing Fields), Babylon is an incendiary portrait of racial tension and police brutality set in Brixton, London. The film, anchored by
ABOVE THE RIM (1994)
The last film in Barry Michael Cooper’s Harlem trilogy Above the Rim (94) was directed and co-written by Jeff Pollack with a screenplay by Cooper adapted from a story by Benny Medina. Above the Rim stars Duane Martin, Tupac Shakur (Juice,
"I knew I was in for it the moment I saw the poster."
What can be said about the new Matrix movie that hasn't already been said about Peeling paint, toe nail clippings, dripping faucets and hiking in the dark? The film is a yawn
Okay. It’s late night and I’m in the beginning of an insomnia stretch. After a few viewings of the new film adaptation of Frank Herbert’s DUNE directed by Denis Villeneuve on HBO MAX, I can finally sit here and review this bittersweet, epic of
After some production delays because of Covid, we finally got our Sopranos prequel movie.
The Many Saints of Newark is a 2021 American crime drama film directed by Alan Taylor and written by David Chase and Lawrence Konner. A prequel to Chase's HBO crime drama series
Retro Movie Review: Splendor (1990)
Greg Araki was a key contributor to the buzzing New Queer Cinema movement of the 1990s.
Born in Los Angeles and raised within the Santa Barbara city limits, Araki after completing college with a MFA began his film journey with the
Seems like the people that brought us Atomic Blonde (2017) teamed up with some other folks and dipped their hands into buckets of Netflix cash to give us – KATE.
A one word title for a simple story that could be wrapped up in just
Time for a free writtten review of the new SUICIDE SQUAD film.
Free writing has traditionally been seen as a prewriting technique in academic environments, in which a person writes continuously for a set period of time without worrying about rhetorical concerns or conventions and