“The Revenant” is too gorgeous to be this simplistic

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LoebZZ8K5N0 Walking out of The Revenant there is one major takeaway, wrapped around one lingering, awe-inspiring question: How the hell did he do that? “He” of course refers to director Alejandro G. Inarritu and “that” would be every single frame of this epic tale. The task seems so tremendous that Neil DeGrasse Tyson should have … Continue reading “The Revenant” is too gorgeous to be this simplistic

“The Hateful Eight” an old-school western mystery for modern times

If “Hateful Eight” were Quentin Tarantino’s final film, that would be alright. Not because it’s his best film yet, none able to surpass it. In fact it really isn’t his best movie. However, he has finally delivered his most thoughtful movie yet— still using all his notable Tarantinoisms of dialogue, epic length, and gleeful violence— … Continue reading “The Hateful Eight” an old-school western mystery for modern times

The Force Awakens wakes a wondrous behemoth

Trying to describe a feeling is a hard thing to do, let alone when it comes accompanied by a bombardment of trumpets and a logo leading you into the great unknown. It’s like a tingling sensation that starts in your hands as they shake in excitement and slowly makes its way towards your heart, thudding … Continue reading The Force Awakens wakes a wondrous behemoth