Tag: Christina Hendricks

‘Take Me’: Director-Actor Pat Healy and Editor Brian Scofield on Comedic Kinks and Cinematic Hijinks

Interview by Demi Kampakis

When the Male Gaze Breaks: Between ‘The Neon Demon’ and ‘Black Swan’

“In Darren Aronofsky’s ‘Black Swan’ and Nicolas Winding Refn’s ‘The Neon Demon,’ the female body is used in its most delicate and presumptuously feminine form.”

The Bewitching Terror of Nicolas Winding Refn’s ‘The Neon Demon’

“Refn provides a movie with universal appeal, displaying how pathetic and desperate human beings can be in their moments of weakness, insecurity and greed.”

We Failed This Film: Ryan Gosling’s ‘Lost River’

A Column by Dylan Moses Griffin

Recap: Mad Men ‘Lost Horizon’

“Don Draper is clearly experiencing some type of reawakening, and he can’t jump from a New York City skyscraper if he doesn’t go back. Next week’s episode of Mad Men is titled ‘The Milk and Honey Route’ — a reference to life as a hobo.”

VOD Review: Ryan Gosling’s ‘Lost River’

“Like a pilfered, Fabergé egg, Ryan Gosling’s freshman effort, Lost River, is a sight to behold but completely hollow beneath its bejeweled veneer.”

A Man Alone: Mad Men ‘Severance’ (Recap)

“The beginning of Mad Men’s final flight enforced the idea that individuals may physically change but outward appearances don’t always reflect the inner-self.”