Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For (2014)

To put it in black and white with spittle flecks of red at the busted edge of a bit lip: The man with a monster to die for the image of love? What greater destiny? What more foolish choice? What makes him wrong? Only when the image speaks complicity in the lie he tells himself. … Continue reading Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For (2014)

Pan’s Labyrinth – The Funeral Prayer

The eulogy from Pan's Labyrinth: Because the paths to the Lord are inscrutable. Because the essence of His forgiveness lies in His word and in His mystery. Because although God sends us the message, it is our task to decipher it. Because when we open our arms the earth takes in only a hollow and … Continue reading Pan’s Labyrinth – The Funeral Prayer

Igby Goes Down (2002) – “I Think That You Are Much More Aware Than Even You Realize” / Pissing in the Well One Drinks From

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ux0fwRMl-vA I was compelled to rewatch Igby Goes Down after Kieran Culkin made an appearance hosting on SNL a couple weeks back. This film is like a Salinger short about fucked up rich people. They're interesting, but they are the damned. The world has ruined them by giving them too much of a good deal. … Continue reading Igby Goes Down (2002) – “I Think That You Are Much More Aware Than Even You Realize” / Pissing in the Well One Drinks From