Samuel Russell: Isle of Dogs is, as all Wes Anderson films, an exercise in style as much as substance. His name is synonymous with meticulous art direction, dryly dark humor, and a fast-paced twee dialogue. As proved with Fantastic Mr. Fox, the medium of stop-motion animation pairs comfortably with his sensibilities. The movie follows a… Continue reading Isle of Dogs is Usually a Good Boy but Occasionally Pisses on the Carpet
Isolation and Sex Tie these Two 1964 Japanese Films Together
This article contains major spoilers for Onibaba (1964) and Woman in the Dunes (1964). This weekend Liza (who has contributed to this blog) and I sat down to watch a movie. We aimlessly scrolled through the seemingly endless options our streaming services presented. We ended up on FilmStruck (essentially Netflix for the Criterion Collection) where… Continue reading Isolation and Sex Tie these Two 1964 Japanese Films Together
Silence Silently Deals with Faith
Silence is an interesting movie but a tough one to sit through.