The Illusion of Self-Sufficiency


Reinventing a cinematic icon is a daunting task. Ask George Lucas, who has been struggling to rehabilitate one of the silver screen’s greatest villains for over thirty years. Or ask Stan Lee, whose Marvel characters are subjected to ill-conceived “reboots” on a nearly annual basis. Just don’t ask Sylvain Chomet, the insane genius behind The Triplets [Read More...]

Me, Myself, & GERTY


This review discusses a number of SPOILERS. Proceed with caution. Duncan Jones is a grateful man—deeply, unapologetically grateful. Unlike many of Hollywood’s brightest lights, whose lofty positions cloud their ability to recognize the greatness of those who have come before them, Jones is a firm believer in acknowledging his creative influences, seeing himself as just another filmmaker [Read More...]