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"It's time for life to give back to films all that it has stolen from them."
Godard in full '80s "fuck it" mode, taking cash from French TV to adapt a detective novel, perhaps on the mistaken assumption that 1985's Détective was him calming down and going back to the genre-deconstructive model that made him famous. Instead, he makes a freewheeling account of the act of trying to make such a film in the era of TV, which has only…
The great tragedy of Kevin Feige is that, beyond raking in a mountain of cash as the head of Marvel Studios, he truly wants to be seen as an impresario of artists. The recent dust-up caused by Martin Scorsese staring holes through Disney's stunt-casting of noteworthy emerging filmmakers to lend clout to a method of filmmaking dictated by studio notes and franchise bible supervisors punctured this self-delusion and prompted a wave of pathetic self-defensiveness in which the CEO was called…
As Tarantino understood, King Kong can be read as a metaphor for the Black experience in America, of white civilization’s simultaneous fascination with, fear and exploitation of Africa and its natural and human resources. Dear Evan Hansen suggests that it can also be read simply as an allegory for what happens when a star Broadway attraction is unleashed upon the general public who can only react with revulsion and terror.
You’ve already heard (and probably made) all of the jokes…