There are very few directors I would bother berating, since the level of talent necessary to appear among these ranks, or to even get a film made, far exceeds my own as an independent filmmaker. But honestly, for me Mendes is literally the worst director in all of cinema history. Just stop making films, Sam.
Recent days have seen dewy praise sprinkled onto The Tree of Life. People compulsively refer to the film as the singular vision of one auteur, an opposite of prolific and famously reclusive. It is… read review
Really quite awful. Mostly it got my attention because it incorporates music from various of John Adams’ orchestral compositions. Now that I have sat through this bland drama, I am shocked that the… read review
I find it strange (or maybe just typical for an antsy media world) that this film was shunned so widely, if not overlooked. Also, there seems to be a recurrent animosity against Bryce Dallas Howard… read review