BONKERS! The performances were beautifully bonkers, the music was bonkers in all the right ways, and the monologues were insanely bonkers. I don't think I've ever called a film bonkers before until I witnessed Inherent Vice.
Last month, the Oscar nominations were announced and thankfully, the acting and behind the scenes categories featured a far more diverse crowd. Producers are thankfully making more diverse films and rightfully made sure the Academy got a hold of them.
When you’re a director such as Paul Thomas Anderson, you have a track record that is so good that any of your films can be considered the greatest. While Punch-Drunk Love is my favorite Paul Thomas Anderson film for the connection it has to my real life, the film I think is his best is 2012's … Continue reading The Split Man: An Analysis on The Master
The enigma that is Terence Malick has been discussed with film fans ever since his feature debut, Badlands. The man is a recluse as he avoids interviews, never likes having pictures taken of him, and rarely ever makes public appearances. Many thought we'd never get to see who the man actually was like. That's until … Continue reading The Deconstruction of Terence Malick in Knight of Cups
An open letter I wish I wasn't writing this. A couple of days ago I couldn't think of what to write and today, in truly bittersweet fashion, I'm writing a letter to Mr. Anton Yelchin. Nearly 4 years ago, I went to a Q & A screening of Like Crazy, and you were there to answer … Continue reading Goodbye, Anton Yelchin
Here at Life at 24fps we tend to take a cautiously optimistic viewpoint on modern horror films. It used to be an obsession for us, but after years of 85% Hollywood jump scare nothingness, our love for the horror genre has tended to wain and suffer. Of course we still get 1 or 2 great … Continue reading The Must Sees Of February: The Witch
2015 is behind us. It had it's fair share of great films, but now it's time to move on and focus on the future. 2016 is already here and there is A LOT of blockbusters coming out ranging from Batman to Doctor Strange and fascinating little films such as The Witch and Cemetery of Splendor. We … Continue reading There Will Be Cinema’s Most Anticipated Films of 2016
The Big Short is not The Wolf of Wall Street ripoff you feared it would be. To take on a film about how wall street, the banks, and our obliviousness is something that's far from the light hearted endeavor you'd expect from the director of Step Brothers. Few films come out a year that actually … Continue reading Why You Need To See The Big Short
This wouldn't be a fair article if I didn't get something off my chest first... I really liked The Force Awakens, but I didn't love it. There I said it. I wasn't in the aisles crying my eyes out and I wasn't swooned with nostalgia. However, I'am still a fan boy and it did … Continue reading Why The Force Awakens is the film we deserved (Spoiler-Free)
We love a good surprise. Each year we watch many new films and love it when one succeeds our expectations. However, there are the few that slip up and make us frustrated for even caring about the final product.