There are many things I can say about the state of cinema this year and not one of them involves the hyperbolic statement, Cinema is dying or is dead. It's just evolving, which is what film has been doing since it's creation.
Damien Chazelle’s hit sophomore film, Whiplash, was a film that made me fear Jazz music whenever I heard it. With his newest film, La La Land, Chazelle has made me fall in love with not only jazz and cinema, but life in general. One of the few films where people were clapping in the middle … Continue reading One of the Best Films of the Decade: La La Land Review
Jim Jarmusch is one of the few directors that I'd refer to as melancholic. His films usually don't have any conflict and are driven through minor conflicts that the characters find themselves in. While not much happens you find a sense of realism to it, whether you like it or not. Out of the few … Continue reading The Moving Poetry of the Mundane: Paterson Review