Looking Closer’s Film Forum: Grindhouse

Grindhouse Before we join the rush of religious-press reviewers who are condemning Grindhouse outright, let's understand what it is first.Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez have a particular nostalgia for films like those they watched growing up. Many of those films were cheap, exploitative, spectacularly bad, and filled with gratuitous violence, graphic nudity, and characters who flaunted their way with profanity. They were populated with strippers, zombies, monsters, and muscular … [Read more...]

"Sin City" – Peter Chattaway has seen it.

And he's "still processing it."If this is how he "processes," I can't wait to read the final review. … [Read more...]