Tag Archives: Amy Adams

January 13

Her – Spike Jonze and the all white on line universe.

With its muted colours, its non fashion specific clothing, it’s ambiguous imaging of Los Angeles, and its floating camerwork, Spike Jonze has created a world that could be our past, our present or our future, particularly given how many white Anglo people he has walking around Shanghai, which is the real setting for Her. Underlying […]

December 13

American Hustle – David O’Russell exceesds expectations. (Film Review)

It’s difficult to pin down what is particularly brilliant about American Hustle, except to say that the layers will be revealed in greater depth in future years; it is one of the most perfectly cast films you will ever see; and it stems largely from a transformation of a certain genre it seeks to subvert […]

November 12

“The Master” review – Paul Thomas Anderson and the Death-Drive

One of the best ways to avert a certain kind of controversy is by allowing another kind to take its place. In other words, when you are going to write a controversial book, film or piece of music, if you want to avoid the controversy, overlap it with another controversy that will divert critics and […]