Tag: Alexandra Paul

Adrenaline and Virtuosic Filmmaking: Hal Ashby’s ‘8 Million Ways to Die’

“It’s not the edge of the knife — it’s the business end of the blade.”

Of Love and Other Demons: ‘Christine’ (John Carpenter, 1983)

“In many ways, ‘Christine’ reflects a skepticism of the ‘I take what I want, when I want it’ system that emerges when consumerism becomes the dominant ideological force of society.”