‘Spirited’ Soundtrack: A Vague Visages guide for every song in Sean Anders’ 2022 Apple TV+ movie.
‘Spirited’ Cast: A Vague Visages guide for every actor and character in Sean Anders’ 2022 Apple TV+ movie.
“‘Neptune Frost’ challenges and frustrates, and often leaves one wishing for more clarity. But it is filled with poetry, and it understands the importance of projecting an alternative to our reality.”
Raymond Rea Interview: Greg Carlson and the filmmaker/educator discuss movie collecting.
“Dennis Potter left us with one of the most ambitious and meaningful pieces of British television, bridging commercial and public broadcasting to address the state of the nation and the fate of the artist with his customary irreverence and accessibility.”
“The 70s were a tumultuous and often bleak decade for the British film industry, and this pessimism bled into its output.”
‘Tick, Tick… Boom!’ Soundtrack: A Vague Visages guide for every featured song in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s 2021 Netflix movie.
‘Tick, Tick… Boom!’ Cast: A Vague Visages guide for every main performer and character in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s 2021 Netflix movie.
Dipankar Sarkar interviews ‘Sunny’ fIlmmaker Ranjith Sankar about the 2021 Amazon Prime movie.
“Drug culture and social upheaval became inextricable on the screen in the 60s; it was a belated recognition on the part of the industry’s tastemakers that American cinema’s scrupulously maintained state of grace was no longer sustainable…”
‘Annette’: A Vague Visages cast and character guide for Leos Carax’s 2021 movie.
“‘In the Heights’ is far from a smooth transition from stage to screen, but the film remains an infectiously charming tale of community, and a far more incisive piece of social commentary than one might expect from the creator of ‘Hamilton.'”
“What do we do with the Teen Agers movies, which were no more intended to be seen 75 years later than a dinner cooked in 1947 was intended to be eaten in 2021?”
“The six major theatrical adaptations of Phantom’s story cover a wide realm of romantic horror, fully exploiting the themes and concepts within the character.”
“Judy the Actress and Judy the Icon may have been one in the same after all.”
“In a way, the Coens complete the arc of the film, tying it together cohesively, by suggesting that the arc is random, sometimes cruel, and sometimes meaningless.”
“By being so lazy and aggressive with his judgment of pop culture, Corbet ends up making a film that is bland in its anger, annoying in its attacks and ridiculous in its contempt for its characters and audience.”
“‘Good Manners’ isn’t without its share of redeeming factors, to be sure, but Dutra and Rojas are simply hamstrung by their chosen medium, which pits an overabundance of ideas to a constricting runtime.”
“I’ve always had a soft spot for ‘Summer Stock’ — it may not be the most innovative or exciting of Kelly’s films, but it’s an unpretentious movie that delights in the pure pleasure of musical entertainment, from the outright silly to the romantically sincere.”
“In its thorough research and extensive reconstructing of the artist’s life, ‘Sonar Baran Pakhi’ is a document of celebration. Of the artist, the daughter, the mother. And the effortless rebel.”