This weekend I went to see the much-anticipated sequel to Thor (2011), dir. Kenneth Branagh, excited to see the aftermath of Loki’s power-grabbing rampage as depicted in The Avengers. While the first film had a Shakespearean storyline juxtaposed with a sci-fi plot due to Kenneth Branagh’s influence, the second film, […]
“The wide screen reminds me of a roll of toilet paper”
Please watch the video below, with the volume on mute. Sunday morning; Andy Warhol’s screen test above finally...
Bollywood cinema is often overlooked by Western critics due to the prevalence of spectacle, songs and punishing...
You know when you accidentally spill your j*zz all over a film? Oliver Tate, the Welsh protagonist of the 2010 British...
The Mount Holyoke Film Society met for their first screening of the semester last Thursday and kicked off a series of weekly screenings with an odd choice for introducing new members to film. We could have seen something somber and critically acclaimed, worthy of its gravitas, to demonstrate the sublime […]Read more ›
Anyone who has seen the works of Steve McQueen will agree that he has a penchant for describing the indescribable: from the anguish of a sex addict in Shame (2011), to relentlessly brutal scenes of torture of Irish hunger strikers in Hunger (2008), to his ineffably haunting treatment of labor […]Read more ›