Tag: The Wizard of Oz

Political and Social Conventions in Jacques Demy’s ‘The Umbrellas of Cherbourg’

“Fifty-three years after initial release, ‘The Umbrellas of Cherbourg’ continues to be a formally and contextually innovative French New Wave production; a film that has influenced contemporary directors such as Barry Jenkins, Damien Chazelle and Joachim Trier.”

Review: Joshua Marston’s ‘Complete Unknown’

“‘Complete Unknown’ seems to have its finger on the pulse of something characteristic of our FOMO culture.”

Two Drink Minimum: ‘David Cross: Making America Great Again!’ (Netflix)

“Similar to the audience polarization of other onenote comics (like Ricky Gervais), Cross’ locked, angry views overwhelm his substantial wit.”