In this debut entry of “The Cinematic Squared Circle”, we will be taking a look at the crime drama Black Mass and the comedy The Intern. One is about a deranged mad man fighting desperately to claw his way to the top of his field. And the other is a gangster movie featuring Johnny Depp.
As a Shyamalan outsider, I thought that a return to a stripped down, simplified genre film would be a good move that had the capacity to get the director back on track. Thankfully, The Visit does just that.Read more "An Old Dog Learns New Tricks: The Visit Review"
Returning to what audiences expected from his 2012 film The Master is a thought experiment that ultimately unravels the trivial predictability that fans place on their subjects.Read more "Bottling Fog: The Master’s Flirtation and Rejection of Expectation"