If you don't know that Terry Gilliam is my favorite film-maker of all time, then you don't know me. We are lucky, fellow humans. We have been blessed with creative genius the likes of which will leave a hole in the world when the man transitions through the veil of death. And his latest installment, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, is a capstone to his silver screen legacy. First, if you think you don't know who Gilliam is, you should recognize him as the the one American from
I once read on a web forum somewhere that film director Darren Aronofsky's film "Noah" was the final installment of a Qabalastic film trilogy along with his work "Pi" and "The Fountain." I had no interest in seeing "Noah" when I first saw the trailers, but after reading this comment my interest grew. My beloved Autumn and I went back and re-watched "Pi" and the "The Fountain" to see if this was true, then recently watched "Noah." I have seen Aronofsky's films before, loving "
One of my favorite topics of discussion regards favorite books and movies. Personally, I love having a numbered list of favorites. It provides a barometer of measurement when experiencing a new piece of art, and it can be fun shuffling things around on the list as new things are released. Though this list changes gradually over time, here is a list of my top 5 favorite films. 5 - A Dark Song My number 5 slot is the most frequent game changer and actually just shifted very rec
I have never in my life seen a movie that accurately captures a true depiction of ceremonial magic . . . then came along A DARK SONG. Written and directed by Liam Gavin, this entry marks the first full-length feature film by the Irish storyboard artist. Noting Gavin’s previous experience of story-boarding is essential, as his previous short films JERICHO and SUNSHOWER will attest. The visual acuity of this movie is stunning, to say the least. From the very first shot—a strik