Monthly Archives: May 2012

Directed Viewing: Oh dear, von Trier and “The Element of Crime”

Welcome to the new season of Directed Viewing. If you’re new to this series of articles, Directed Viewing is a weekly piece where I pick a director and watch all of their movies in chronological order. It started as a … Continue reading

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Criterion Cuts: “Broadcast News”

Hello and welcome to the latest installment of Criterion Cuts, the weekly article where I dig into the archives of everyone’s favorite foreign/art house home video distribution company and unearth some obscurity and tell you just why it might be worth … Continue reading

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Review: “Men in Black 3”

So I reviewed Men in Black 3. What happens when you let a franchise stagnate for a decade and then try to shoot a sequel without a final script? A mess, obviously. To be fair, it actually turned out all … Continue reading

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Light Bondage: “Moonraker”

Bond, James Bond. For fifty years that has been the cinematic calling card of one of films most enduring heroes. Sure, Bond was born in books, but it was through film that he became a household name and one of … Continue reading

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Review: “Sound of My Voice”

I was lucky enough to get the chance to see Sound of My Voice this week, and wrote a review of it. I’d love it if people read the full review, but in short I wanted to say that I love that movies … Continue reading

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Directed Viewing: “Eyes Wide Shut” and Careers Cut Short

If you’ve been following Directed Viewing for a long time, you know how it goes by now. So I feel okay dispensing with the usual opening. If you haven’t, I implore you to start with the beginning of this project … Continue reading

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Criterion Cuts: “Chungking Express”

Hello and welcome to the latest installment of Criterion Cuts, the weekly article where I dig into the archives of everyone’s favorite foreign/art house home video distribution company and unearth some obscurity and tell you just why it might be worth … Continue reading

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