[Minor Rock Fist Up] “My muse is not a horse and i am in no horse race and if indeed she was, still i would not harness her to this tumbrel – this bloody cart of severed heads and glittering prizes. My muse may spook! May bolt! May abandon me completely!” The above letter was [...]
Unfortunately Darren Aronofsky‘s Noah strays from the philosophical, and into the strip-mined territory of fantasy and religious spectacle. At times, this is a Lord of the Rings reboot of The Ten Commandments complete with lava rock versions of the Ents.
Quadrophenia captures the anger, the innocence, the hurt, and the rage of those young adult years and with The Who blaring in the background, gives you something to scream about.
Jonathan Glazer’s Sexy Beast is one of those rare contemporary thrillers that actually creates an unnerving sense of suspense, rather than rely on lame gun battles and car chases where you know exactly what the outcome will be. Surprisingly enough, this year, Memento and With A Friend Like Harry are already stellar examples of this. [...]