History and memory on the edge of a knife
With ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD, Quentin Tarantino wants us to think about what Sharon Tate’s life and death should mean as the Hollywood of 1969 begins to slip out of living memory.
Let’s Put a Smile on That Face
Todd Phillips’ supervillain origin story looks to be riffing on THE KILLING JOKE and THE KING OF COMEDY. Is this the right time for this kind of take on the “character” of the Joker?
“It’s called manslaughter.”
The first trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s 9th film, ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD, has dropped.
Major spoilers. Obviously.
We should probably talk about SPOILER and how SPOILER fits in thematically with SPOILER’s place in the STAR WARS SPOILER. Also, something something something SPOILER.
What Rian Johnson understands about Star Wars that most fans don't
Does THE LAST JEDI fit within the mythological framework of the previous 40 years of STAR WARS?
Marvel's black sheep deserves a second look.
Closing out our second week of There Was An Idea, Brian Willis wrestles with 2008’s THE INCREDIBLE HULK. Does he like it when it’s angry?
David Benioff and DB Weiss Are Going to a Galaxy Far, Far Away...
Lucasfilm has announced that David Benioff and Dan “D.B.” Weiss, the creators and showrunners of HBO’s runaway hit, GAME OF THRONES, will be writing and producing a new series of STAR WARS films.
Ice and Fire Meet at Last
In yet another episode full of twists and turns, we witness a long awaited meeting and the apparent conclusion of several long running plot threads.