(Movie Reviews) A Hunchback, a Demigod and an Only Child Walk Into a Bar…

Ryan and I are coming up on the back half of the Disney Renaissance, which reminds me a lot of the risks the animation studio took during the "Dark Ages" of the 70s and early 80s. The storytellers in place at the time were concerned with telling different kinds of stories that were a little … Continue reading (Movie Reviews) A Hunchback, a Demigod and an Only Child Walk Into a Bar…

My Last Three Movies: Before Sunrise, Ragtime, Snowpiercer

Before Sunrise (1995) This is one of the earliest works for Richard Linklater, the writer-director responsible for my favorite film last year, Boyhood. It was a little cult film, though critics love it and it's still really fondly remembered by film-loves everywhere. I can see why -- this is a quintessential Linklater film: the narrative … Continue reading My Last Three Movies: Before Sunrise, Ragtime, Snowpiercer