“However, above all, it’s a film about relationships with family members, friends, and loved ones, their power to provide warmth and comfort, but also their ability to be absolutely infuriating”
Good Time is a dark, grimy, and aggressive film filled with horrible people out for one thing and one thing only … themselves. The film has little heart, zero hope, and … Continue reading Top 10 of 2017: #8 – Good Time
I personally don’t have a huge history of re-watching the films of Wright, but it’s impossible to say his films are never engaging.
I normally don’t place mainstream franchised films on my top 10; there’s something about them typically that feels oddly staged, overworked, and coldly calculated.
CLICK HERE to see my list of favourite films from 2015! Note: I go by the official US release dates. Thus, some of these film may be 2016 releases in … Continue reading My Top 10 of 2015!
Click HERE to read by new essay, The Last Metro: A Sequence Analysis. The essay is posted to the great film site, Battleship Pretension.
Cheryl Dunye’s The Watermelon Woman (1996) follows a young, black lesbian filmmaker named Cheryl, desperate to find and discover an original and interesting subject on which to base her new … Continue reading Recreating History: Applying Postmodernism and Queer Theory to Cheryl Dunye’s, The Watermelon Woman
Click the link to view my short screenplay, The Festival Circuit. I would be extremely grateful if anyone could leave a comment; let me know what you think. The Festival Circuit … Continue reading The Festival Circuit: A Short Screenplay, by Darrell Tuffs
Please click the link to take a look at the sample of my first short screenplay. Just a Good Luck Charm (5 page sample) Let me know what you think, I would … Continue reading Just a Good Luck Charm (a short screenplay by Darrell Tuffs)
Summary: An innocent man is wanted for murder and drawn into a web of intrigue after foreign spies try to smuggle military secrets out of the country. Spoilers, naturally, but … Continue reading The 39 Steps (1935) – Alfred Hitchcock (Niall McArdle)
So, here it is, Voting has ended, meaning it’s time to uncover the top 10 most voted for films by our readers. Thank you to everyone that commented or sent … Continue reading The First Official “A World of Film Top 10!”
In 1925, Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald – a splendid name, eh? – wrote The Great Gatsby. And in 2013, when Baz Luhrmann got his hands on it, he transformed a … Continue reading The Great Gatsby (2013) Baz Luhrmann (Kate McBride)