While La La Land dominated the pop culture landscape of 2016, it was actually the second time that writer/director Damien Chazelle ventured into the musical genre. The first time was with the 2009 indie film Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench. Full review here.
First post of the new year, and I get to revisit the quirky brilliance of Punch-Drunk Love (2002), now out on the Criterion Collection. Read the full review here.
Anyone suffering from franchise overload? Me and Screen Rant have got you covered right here.
I was fortunate enough to chat with the rap icon about free music, modern duos, and his soft spot for Miami Vice. Read the full interview here!
Few actors played losers with such reckless abandon. In honor of the What a Character! Blogathon, I revisit the life and career of one of my personal favorites, Elisha Cook, Jr., also known as “The Lightest Heavy in Hollywood.” Full essay here.
The legendary critic (and personal hero) gets critiqued himself here for PopMatters.
I provide a definitive screen ranking of every 007 here. Shaken not stirred.