Întregalde – first-look review

In essence, the stranded car is an immovable object suggesting today’s wayward Romania, stagnating in its effort to build and improve by a populace at odds with itself. Întregalde – first-look review Three aid workers are led on a detour through darkest Transylvania in Radu Muntean’s allegorical intergenerational drama.Ah, sweet Romania: land of weatherbeaten fences and faces, of bureaucratic gridlock and governmental corruption. Kente’s fixation on the mill gestures to a signifier of national industry long since rusted out, a read affirmed once everyone gets there only to find it…

Why Timothy Dalton is the best James Bond actor

So when Timothy Dalton was handed his licence to kill, he insisted that he would abandon the fantasy of the Moore era and bring the character back down to earth. When Bond disobeys an order to shoot a beautiful female sniper, the distaste with which he regards his grim profession is palpable. “The audience should quite simply believe that the man, the character they’re watching, James Bond, does them,” he argued. It remains a thrillingly bold interpretation – perhaps, dare one say it, the best. Why Timothy Dalton is the…

Paul Thomas Anderson takes us back in time with the Licorice Pizza trailer

It looks like Licorice Pizza will maintain the somewhat lighter tone of the past couple features, moving away from the towering intensity of his earlier work and into a phase characterized by lost men infatuated with difficult-to-pin-down women. Paul Thomas Anderson takes us back in time with the Licorice Pizza trailer In ’70s SoCal, a tentative romance blossoms between cool girl Alana Haim and newcomer Cooper Hoffman. The clip below somewhat elucidates what’s been a hazy plot up to this point: Cooper Hoffman portrays an up-and-coming young actor named Gary…