“My life is like an empty cylinder”: Modern Cowboys & Daddy Issues in THE SISTERS BROTHERS

Jacques Audiard’s film adaptation of THE SISTERS BROTHERS deals with the Wild West becoming a modern world.

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VENOM: Socialism’s Accidental Super-Antihero

Eddie Brock and his new pal Venom aren’t just a Marvel duo, they represent a lot of our (post)modern-day fears.

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The Night Of – Season 1, Episode 8: “The Call of the Wild”

HBO’s The Night Of Season 1, Episode 8: “The Call of the Wild” Directed by Steven Zaillian Written by Richard Price & Zaillian * For a review of the previous episode, “Ordinary Death” – click here Detective Dennis Box (Bill Camp) is going through the motions. He watches security footage of the night in question,Continue reading “The Night Of – Season 1, Episode 8: “The Call of the Wild””

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The Night Of – Season 1, Episode 7: “Ordinary Death”

HBO’s The Night Of Season 1, Episode 7: “Ordinary Death” Directed by Steven Zaillian Teleplay by Richard Price & Zaillian * For a review of the previous episode, “Samson and Delilah” – click here * For a review of the finale, “The Call of the Wild” – click here Detective Dennis Box (Bill Camp) is atContinue reading “The Night Of – Season 1, Episode 7: “Ordinary Death””

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The Night Of – Season 1, Episode 6: “Samson and Delilah”

HBO’s The Night Of Season 1, Episode 6: “Samson and Delilah” Directed by Steven Zaillian Teleplay by Richard Price & Zaillian * For a review of the previous episode, “The Season of the Witch” – click here * For a review of the next episode, “Ordinary Death” – click here Mr. Stone (John Turturro) is doingContinue reading “The Night Of – Season 1, Episode 6: “Samson and Delilah””

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The Night Of – Season 1, Episode 5: “The Season of the Witch”

HBO’s The Night Of Season 1, Episode 5: “The Season of the Witch” Directed by Steven Zaillian Teleplay by Richard Price & Zaillian * For a review of the previous episode, “The Art of War” – click here * For a review of the next episode, “Samson and Delilah” – click here John Stone (John Turturro)Continue reading “The Night Of – Season 1, Episode 5: “The Season of the Witch””

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The Night Of – Season 1, Episode 4: “The Art of War”

HBO’s The Night Of Season 1, Episode 4: “The Art of War” Directed by James Marsh Written by Richard Price * For a review of the previous episode, “A Dark Crate” – click here * For a review of the next episode, “The Season of the Witch” – click here Nasir ‘Naz’ Khan (Riz Ahmed)Continue reading “The Night Of – Season 1, Episode 4: “The Art of War””

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The Night Of – Season 1, Episode 3: “A Dark Crate”

HBO’s The Night Of Season 1, Episode 3: “A Dark Crate” Directed by Steven Zaillian Written by Richard Price * For a review of the previous episode, “Subtle Beast” – click here * For a review of the next episode, “The Art of War” – click here Nasir Khan (Riz Ahmed) is heading into RikersContinue reading “The Night Of – Season 1, Episode 3: “A Dark Crate””

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The Night Of – Season 1, Episode 2: “Subtle Beast”

HBO’s The Night Of Season 1, Episode 2: “Subtle BEast” Directed by Steven Zaillian Written by Richard Price & Zaillian * For a review of the premiere, “The Beach” – click here * For a review of the next episode, “A Dark Crate” – click here Memories of that fateful night. Sounds of making love,Continue reading “The Night Of – Season 1, Episode 2: “Subtle Beast””

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The Night Of – Season 1, Episode 1: “The Beach”

HBO’s The Night Of Season 1, Episode 1: “The Beach” Directed by Steven Zaillian Teleplay by Richard Price (The Wire, The Color of Money, Sea of Love, Ransom) * For a review of the next episode, “Subtle Beast” – click here As usual, HBO opens us on a nicely produced title sequence, accompanied with music by composer Jeff RussoContinue reading “The Night Of – Season 1, Episode 1: “The Beach””

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