Author: Grant Douglas Bromley
A prequel does its duty, but in unexpected and complicated ways.
A new entry in the gay & lesbian film canon draws on the history of adult movies and French cinema.
“More than just a stylish genre exercise, Annihilation is a film of ideas.”
Alex Ross Perry’s latest film deals with desire, one of cinema’s most timeless subjects.
The rarer the film, the more precious a single screening can be. Blogger Grant Douglas Bromley writes about a nearly lost cinematic treasure that’s been shown just once in the last 50 years.
Paul Verhoeven’s Showgirls (1995) is a film with a reputation befitting a place like Las Vegas, yet beyond the glitz and glam is a film with substance and craftsmanship of the highest quality.
Deserving of reevaluation, Paul Schrader’s American Gigolo (1980) has not always been a highly regarded film, but there’s more beneath its pop exterior than what meets the eye.