As 2019 comes to a close, it’s time for the Fourth Annual Sticky List! Instead of banging the drum for my top ten films of the year, I like to share the ten films whose touch lingered the most. This… Read More ›
Chained for Life
After the online dust-up around the potential The Princess Bride remake, Darryl and I decided to dive into our favorite remakes films. If you need the reminder, this show’s challenges are: J.A. Bayona’s A Monster Calls and Alex Lehmann’s Paddelton. Per usual, Douglas gets… Read More ›
Writer/director Aaron Schimberg’s “Chained for Life” successful satirizes the cinematic tropes of the disabled with charm, grace, and humanity.
There’s much about writer/director Aaron Schimberg’s (Go Down Death) Chained for Life that is striking. It’s the languid storytelling; the direction which shifts between extended still long takes and listless, flowing movements; and the endless sensation of a persistent dream-like… Read More ›