Here it is, two months after anybody might possibly care: my favorite movies of 2014. Needless to say, it was a busy, busy January and February for me. 1,895 more words
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OVER THE LAST year, SampoMedia has been commissioned to analyse a series of films released simultaneously in theatres and VOD platforms in the UK.
The work, supported by the BFI New Models fund, offers comprehensive insights into the way that so-called ‘day-and-date’ releasing works. 1,823 more words
great sensitivity to detail; the capture of repeated, ritualistic cruising gestures is especially wonderful and subtle
great lead performances, and great host of characters
i would’ve liked the relationship between franck and henri to be monodirectionally sexual: i would want franck to like henri, but be in denial about it, because henri isn’t conventionally attractive (compared to everyone else) and because henri doesn’t like him. 126 more words
While some felt entirely aimless and others led to specific destinations, the best films of 2014 all shared one thing in common: they wandered. It’s an unlikely theme given the current state of the film industry, which is dominated by countless hordes of hopeful heroes all piling on top of one another while trying to save the world from utter collapse (or at least trying to jockey themselves into a position that will allow them to save the world in the sequel). 711 more words