Film critic James Agee wrote after seeing Preston Sturges’s The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek (1944) that “the Hays office must have been raped in its sleep.” Indeed, it’s difficult to think of a post-code film that feels […]
The Fast and the Furious with snails. That’s how writer-director David Soren pitched Turbo, the latest release from DreamWorks Animation. And yes, the film is just that implausibly simple: gastropod Theo (Ryan Reynolds) yearns to […]
There is a scene in the first half of Ryan Coogler’s Fruitvale Station (2013) that perfectly encapsulates the film. Oscar (Michael B. Jordan), a young black man stuck between a former life of crime and a new […]
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I love The Kids in the Hall. The Canadian sketch comedy group, which rose to fame with their Lorne Michaels (Saturday Night Live) produced television show (1988-1994), embodies a unique blend of quirk and surreal […]