Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Oh the drums, the drums. Please god make them stop. I would not have been half as irritated by this film if only the drums had stopped. This is one of those occasions where I admire the craft but am untouched by the content. The extended shots through the corridors of the theatre are clearly … Continue reading Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Enemy

I love a film that has me wondering what the hell is happening from the very start, and this just does that. And because it doesn't directly answer all the questions it prompts, I'm still thinking about it, which is a good thing. Not one but two Jake Gyllenhaals find themselves face to face with … Continue reading Enemy