Posts Tagged ‘movies’

ingrid1

This year has been pretty fucking awesome in movies. I was hard for me to narrow down my favorites, but I tried my best to stick to personal favorites rather than try to sound pretentious by including indies that might not have stayed with me as much as some of the theatrical releases. While, as usual, most of them are horror, my tastes can vary and this list reflects that.  (more…)

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Let me start off by saying I don’t consider myself the most knowledgable about the things I love. I love movies, but have never seem CASABLANCA. I love books, but have never read THE GREAT GATSBY. I love video games, but can’t get into ZELDA. With that being said, I do consider myself a collector.  (more…)

southland tales

“There’d be a lot less violence in the world if everyone just did a little more cardio.”

In 2001, Richard Kelly released his debut feature Donnie Darko, featuring early performances from Jake and Maggie Gyllenhaal (as brother and sister of course). Co-financed by Drew Barrymore’s Flower Films company, Donnie Darko didn’t receive much recognition upon its initial release. Over the years the film gained a cult following, eventually leading to an extended director’s cut that had a limited theatrical release. That following led Kelly the opportunity to create Southland Tales, a project that requires three comic books and a two and a half hour movie to tell its story.

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