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Like the epic poem it’s based upon, The Green Knight is open to interpretation. Now, of course every piece of art is ‘open to interpretation,’ but David Lowery’s latest is expertly crafted to confuse its audience and leave them muddled and questioning what the hell they just saw.
In my interpretation, the story is about death. Gawain wants to be a hero, like the Knights of the Round Table. And when action walks up to him, he leaps at the chance…
This is the soundtrack to my parents’ childhood, so by extension it’s the soundtrack to my childhood as well. This was the music that let me and my siblings know that it was time to get up on Saturday morning to clean up the house. This was the music that we’d hear on Sunday before, during and after church. This is the music that I’d hear in the car with my dad when we were going to the barber shop.…
This movie has everything! Danny Elf man’s score! Rosemary Harris walking away! ‘Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head!’ The train scene! That last shot of Kirsten Dunst! Alfred Molina singing Fiddler on the Roof in his Doc Ock costume!
I don’t know how, but Spider-Man 2 is just a perfect synthesis of so many genres. It’s a superhero movie, course, but it’s also a tragedy, a coming-of-age story, a comedy, and a romance on top of Raimi’s insistence of it being…
1. We Want Freedom. We Want Power To Determine The Destiny Of Our Black Community.
2. We Want Full Employment For Our People.
3. We Want An End To The Robbery By The Capitalists Of Our Black Community.
4. We Want Decent Housing Fit For The Shelter Of Human Beings.
5. We Want Education For Our People That Exposes The True Nature Of This Decadent American Society. We Want Education That Teaches Us Our True History And Our Role In The…
Back in my day, superhero movies didn’t take themselves too seriously. Back in my day, superhero movies used to be kinda goofy, but sweetly sincere morality tales with fairly low stakes.
I’m still not a fan of Tobey Maguire’s take on Peter Parker, but Willem Dafoe and JK Simmons are in top form.