Dream On: How <em>The Social Network</em> and <em>Spring Breakers</em> Define Generation Y and the New American Dream
Film / Opinion

Dream On: How The Social Network and Spring Breakers Define Generation Y and the New American Dream

I am going to make a pre-emptive statement, perhaps a pre-mature one at that: Spring Breakers is as “definitive” of “my generation” as The Social Network is. Both of them are keyed into a group of people defined so by their social context that you could not tell the exact same story with the same … Continue reading

Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes
DVD/Blu-ray / Film Reviews / Opinion

Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

In 1984 when Greystoke: The Legend Of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes opened, I couldn’t have been more excited. I was a nerdy fanboy, having read almost all the Edgar Rice Burroughs series. Marketing promised the film would take the character and books seriously. This Tarzan wouldn’t be the bronze “Hollywood” boy audiences had grown … Continue reading