As we come to Christopher Nolan’s 2017 war film Dunkirk, it’s fascinating to see how his relationship with time has changed over the course of his filmography. In the beginning, it was something to be manipulated to better illuminate identity and truth. But by the time you reach Interstellar and Dunkirk, time is the enemy. It can still be construed and dilated, but it also relentless and unforgiving. Dunkirk spans three timelines, but they all head to a singular point where triumph is not domination or beating back the enemy, but merely survival. Leaving behind the intersection of …
Even after 30 years, the spell cast over you as you watch the pilot of David Lynch's short-lived, cult-hit TV series Twin Peaks is one you won't want to shake off. To this day, I can think of a better pilot which also marked a major paradigm shift in the way we watch television to this day. The Twin Peaks pilot set the stage for a television-watching experience unlike any other that had been seen in primetime. The pilot also inspired numerous copycats, sparking the mind of writers and showrunners for years to come. There …
Audiences gave a huge thumbs to Frozen II this weekend, as evidenced by the Disney's sequel's total domination at the weekend box office. After a strong start on Friday, Frozen II has smashed through earlier domestic predictions of $100 to $120 million and earned $127 million domestically across 4,440 locations (that's a $28,604 per theater average, just FYI). That kind of jaw-dropping opening indicates this Disney franchise has only grown in popularity in the year's since 2013's Frozen — which had a much smaller start six years ago with a $243K domestic debut …