Tag Archives: Paul Schrader

Advance to Barbarism, A Continuing Series

Blowhard, Esq.¬†writes: As soon as I heard about the fire at Notre Dame, I said to friends that two things would happen: 1) this would kick off a decade of political wrangling over what to do about the damaged structure, … Continue reading

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Notes on “First Reformed”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: “First Reformed” has cozied up to elite movie reviewers (to the extent that such still exist) through its surface resemblance to the films of Bresson and Bergman. In it they imagine they see an expression of … Continue reading

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“The Canyons” (2013)

Blowhard, Esq.¬†writes: I finally got around to checking out this crowdsourced collaboration written by Bret Easton Ellis, directed by Paul Schrader, and featuring Lindsay Lohan and James Deen. Lohan and Deen play dissolute, fringe Hollywood types engaged in various sexual … Continue reading

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