Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings (2001-2003) trilogy – or single-film extravaganza, depending on how you view it – is a definitive exercise in fantasy storytelling. The most universal, heartwarming and heartaching story resides beneath the costumes, set design, and special effects work. These films obviously make a statement, especially through characterisation.Read more "“It’s like in the great stories, Mr. Frodo. The ones that really mattered.”"
I’m not here with a review this time; shock-horror, I know. I’ve also gone more than a month without posting, for which I feel rather terrible about, and I have no excuse for it. Just sheer laziness and the ease of using Twitter as a means to spew truncated, vaguely film-related thoughts. However, rather than […]Read more "On filmography hopping and five films that surprised me throughout the process"
I spent a lot of November and December 2016 getting into Gael García Bernal’s filmography. What started as a random choice to watch A Little Bit of Heaven (2011) began a quest to finish as much of his work as I could. It didn’t help that Amazon had such a good deal on his films at […]Read more "Top 10 Films Starring Gael García Bernal"