Happy New Year! This little blog of mine has existed for a little over three years now, and you know what? The more I blog, the more I realize what ignorant freaks the human race can be, thanks to the magic of Google. Google has helped a handful of people find my blog for perfectly […]Read More Hard In The City’s “Best Of Google” Volume 3
Enemy is one of my favorite films of this year. But not everyone feels that way. The film’s surprising and confounding ending has left many scratching their heads, searching for meaning. I know, because it has led them here.Read More Bread And Circuses: What The Hell Is ‘Enemy’ About?
Antz and A Bug’s Life. Deep Impact and Armageddon. Infamous and Capote. Olympus Has Fallen and White House Down. It happens all the time — movies with eerily similar subject matter doubling up in the same year. As if there’s just something in the air causing different filmmakers to suddenly think alike, releasing movies that […]Read More Certifiable Copy: A ‘Double’ Dose Of Deranged Doppelgangers
In cinema, there are twist endings… and then there are endings that are so twisted, so gnarled, so completely screwed up they leave you sitting in the theater with your mouth hanging open puzzling over what the hell just happened until the end credits are over. Denis Villeneuve’s Enemy has such an ending.Read More The Two Jakes: Bugs, Blondes & Blueberries Are The ‘Enemy’