Fritz Lang’s M elevates the procedural genre by understanding that the particularities of the central case are not the main source of interest for such stories.
Only in a era of enforced home-marathons would I ever celebrate a virtue of the non-theatrical experience: closed captioning.
Guillermo del Toro: more of an aesthetician than a cinematician?
Who’s America’s foremost cinematic chronicler of the contemporary working-class?
Richard Linklater: the modern master of the formal, technical, and/or narrative conceit.
A nit to briefly pick, inspired by my Corona stroll down old movie lane:
The marathon’s name is Bond.