By Julian Kenney Fresh off his hot review of AMERICAN GARGOYLES, my now older-and-seasoned son has written his second review, for one of his most favorite things on earth, the new James Rallison THE ODD 1S OUT book. I had never heard of Rallison when my son asked me to pick up the first bookContinue reading “A 10 year old reviews James Rallison’s THE ODD 1s OUT book and YouTube series”
Monthly Archives: June 2021
Movie Love Seen Through an Immigrant Story: Abel Ferrara’s THE PROJECTIONIST
People need to pay more attention to Abel Ferrara movies.
Surprise, Surprise: Christopher Plummer in Atom Egoyan’s REMEMBER
Christopher Plummer, Martin Landau and Bruno Ganz have all passed since REMEMBER was made. It’s worth checking it out for them, as the first 85 minutes are great. The last 5? Well…
The Rich, The Neurotic, and the Buoyant: Carol Ballard’s Unheralded Sailing Epic WIND
Carol Ballard’s WIND about the America’s Cup is some kind of minor masterpiece, and it snuck out on BluRay a few years ago. Recommended!
Antonio Banderas and Jonathan Rhys Myers square off in BLACK BUTTERFLY
“Banderas expresses the joy of acting even when he is giving a measured performance. His brooding has zeal to it…”
Alan Rudolph’s Fanciful Despair: RAY MEETS HELEN
Alan Rudolph’s most recent worthwhile film is now available on a Blu-ray alongside AFTERGLOW
Why, Yes, I liked Tomb Raider, Thanks For Asking!
Considering I usually abhor this stuff, why did I embrace the already forgotten TOMB RAIDER? I’m a contrary fellow, that’s why!
“The Economics of a Film are the Politics of a Film”: Abel Ferrara’s PIAZZA VITTORIO
I discuss an overlooked Abel Ferrara documentary from 2017