Tag Archives: Halloween

An ‘X’ -rated time capsule

8/10 X is a period piece from behind the camera, a celebration of long-expired tastes to tell a story contrasting the generation that popularized them, the passive changes time brings and the active reactions to those changes. Texas, 1979, the … Continue reading

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‘Halloween Kills’ lumbers dully, aimlessly through theaters

1/10 Halloween Kills is a film after Michael Myers’ own heart, a mindless machine doing something no one really wants over and over again with no distinguishing features, nothing to say, no discernible motive and no discernible reason why audiences … Continue reading

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A quarantine with The Master

Several years ago now, I started systemically moving through the work of high-profile directors. This is part of the path from loud movie nerd to legitimate film scholar – film scholars actually study film, they don’t just write about it. … Continue reading

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