"Cinema is a matter of what’s in the frame and what’s out." -Martin Scorsese
I haven't wrote a review on Letterboxd in almost 7 months now, however I was inspired to write after watching Wes Anderson's 2021 release, The French Dispatch!
Anderson has never ever been timid in his approach to applying his unique style to his filmmaking. This is a fact that has brought the director to the spotlight and makes him one of the leading auteurs of his generation. From his humble and wacky beginnings with Bottle Rocket to his monumental execution…
The title There Will Be Blood is a biblical reference to Exodus, where Aaron is told to smite the waters of Egypt so they become blood. Blood would flow through the lands, poisoning the fish making it undrinkable for the people of Egypt. However in Paul Tomas Anderson's 2007 masterpiece the blood of the land and driving force of the film: Oil!
A stone cold and bone chilling piece, TWBB examines the two pillars America was built on, capitalism and…
More drugs, more money, more sex, more F bombs, more dwarfs. The Wolf of Wall Street is never afraid to keep adding more.
Watching Wolf feels like a drug in and of itself. It's intoxicating fun and endless parties provide for one of the most enjoyable viewing experiences out there. Glamorizing the abuse of wealth and power unlike anything before it, Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio perfectly capture Jordan Belfort's cocaine and quaalude fueled chaos.
In the hands of someone…