Between his role as cosplay Joker and the kimono he wears in Blade Runner 2049, Jared Leto may be a secret Japanophile.
It’s the only way I can rationalise his involvement in The Outsider, a Netflix Original that falls firmly into the category of “they/we probably should have known better”.…
(5 / 5)
Alex Garland is one of the relatively few directors working today who truly deserves to be called a visionary.
His latest film, Annihilation, a dreamlike adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer’s novel of the same name, is, to say the least, a smart, ambitious, multi-ethnic, female-led sci-fi.…
Episode 39 of The Electric Shadows Podcast is the agony and the ecstasy.
The agony comes from Rob Daniel, who talks (at length) about his ongoing recuperation following surgery after a particularly non-heroic “sports injury”.
The ecstasy comes from myself who, being of sound body (and mind, so to speak) was able to see Black Panther – aka Contender for the Biggest Film of 2018, aka Contender for the Most Culturally Significant Film of 2018, aka The Film You Really Should Have Seen By Now.…
(2 / 5)
After almost a decade of work as a director for hire, Duncan Jones makes a return to more personal projects.
Mute, which released on Netflix this week, is a neo-noir that draws on everything from Blade Runner to Total Recall. …
(3.5 / 5)
2017 may be remembered as the year we remembered how to adapt Stephen King.
We’ve even figured out how to do a quality ’90s-style Stephen King miniseries; specifically by getting rid of the sprawl.
Jessie (Carla Gugino) and Gerald Burlingame (Bruce Greenwood) take a romantic weekend away in a last-ditch attempt to recover the spark in their marriage.…