This is a response paper to a blog and book about Pauline Kael, a prolific writer and film critic with significant contributions to cinema, for my Advanced Film Theory and Criticism class.
Who can forget such films that influenced eras and generations of film enthusiasts? Even the young filmgoers today would probably know “Star Wars,” “King Kong” and “Jurassic Park.”
Making a family road trip fun doesn’t have to start by the time people arrive in their intended destination. The long drive should be a fun time on its own.
Spending quality time with dads in celebration of Father’s Day can be most fitting when watching movies that particularly touch on father-child relationships.
Choosing fun or heartwarming musicals for a Mother’s Day movie marathon or for a movie night to cap off a pleasing family day can make the occasion even more vibrant, touching, and memorable.
The issue on “Roma” being a Netflix film with minimal theatrical release marks another turning point not just at the Oscars, but in the world cinema stage.
This film is a powerfully moving animated piece about the importance of sadness in human life.
The Pixnoys & Getting Hired at Pixar (Video #2): During the press conference in Manila with director Pete Docter and co-director Ronnie del Carmen.
Inside Out Movie How the Story Came About (Video #1): During the press conference in Manila with director Pete Docter and co-director Ronnie del Carmen.
This follow-up feature directed by Carlos Saldanha has that same mix of colorfully frantic action and sight gags as its predecessor. Predictable as it is, it remains sporadically funny.