That the American intelligentsia finally seems ready to admit that Spiegelman was speaking truth to power in the dark years of 2002 and 2003 ought to make us sleep a little better at night
Slam poet Saul Williams’ reality is a lyrical one. But don’t tell him he’s keepin’ it real.
They are standing in the way of history, trying to turn everything, politically and spiritually, back to a medieval vision of the world. Whereas they’re perfectly entitled to have whatever worldview they like, I would suggest that humanity is moving in a forward direction.
we may never experience this kind of cinema storytelling again in our lifetime.
Gibson, as Neale’s documentary is happy to point out, is so much more than the father of cyberspace.
I like great simplicity in all my work. I don’t like lots of florid detail.”
Those who run this country and hand-feed carefully crafted propaganda to the media will immediately and automatically label a show of genuine curiosity about the world and the role of the U.S. government in it as unpatriotic.
that rare nuclear holocaust flick you can watch with the kids.
Who among his sons — or daughters — will execute that watch so capably, so persistently, so quietly?
you gotta have the yang with the yin. Miyazaki’s films always have both, and Spirited Away is one of his finest.
the zeitgeist it initiated, and the hype it set loose on the world
Lang was obsessed with the suspicion that he would be forgotten, the robotic assessment “Failure, failure, failure,” probably running through his consciousness.