Exposition: Doing it Right.

Don’t Breathe is a film which doesn’t have a lot of dialogue. However, the characters are extremely interesting and without saying much the film tells you a lot about them. Take the old blind man for example. Through the dialogue of the film we find out he’s a vet who lost his sight in a war. We’re also given much more information about him through … Continue reading Exposition: Doing it Right.

What Makes a Great Director

Some would argue that directing is one of the most important roles in the making of a film. Ultimately it’s up for debate due to the fact that certain producers and production companies end up running the directors and the writers as they wish. Companies like Disney are used as examples of production taking over a projects. Just look at the amount of good directors … Continue reading What Makes a Great Director

The Critic Paradox: Why I’ll Never Write a Review Again.

    Riggan: “No! I’m not finished! There’s nothing here about technique! There’s nothing in here about structure! There’s nothing in here about intentions! It’s just a bunch of crappy opinions, backed up by even crappier comparisons. This doesn’t cost you anything! The fuck! you risk nothing!” One of the my favorite scenes of Birdman, directed by  Alejandro González Iñárritu, is the bar scene, in … Continue reading The Critic Paradox: Why I’ll Never Write a Review Again.

Requiem For a Dream: The Passage of Time

Well hello again!! I am sorry for my absence in the last week. My hiatus was due to my new job. It seems due to a drastic change in work hours, I might be reduced to writing randomly once a week, whenever I can.  Regardless, I will continue posting whenever I can since I’ve grown fond of writing and talking with the people that follow … Continue reading Requiem For a Dream: The Passage of Time

Hail, Caesar! Review

To start off my weekend, I clocked off at work, headed down, picked up my tickets and girlfriend and immediately headed into the theater to watch Hail, Caesar! a film I’d been excited for all week. After finding my seats early, I waited about 15 minutes for the pre-show (commercials) to start, and it didn’t. I immediately became worried and told one of my managers … Continue reading Hail, Caesar! Review