Tagged: crime

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I Do Movies Badly: Badlands

Was Terrence Malick a genius with a clear directorial vision or a newcomer with no clear idea on what he wanted to do? It’s perfectly understandable to derive one or the other – or both – when watching Badlands, the directorial debut...

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I Do Movies Badly: Millions

In order to understand Millions, one must first understand Danny Boyle. Once one appreciates the latter, one will see how his directorial trademarks brought out the best in this script.

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Home Video Hovel: Dragnet, by David Bax

Before 1995’s The Brady Bunch Movie, before 2004’s Starsky & Hutch, before 2012’s 21 Jump Street, Dan Aykroyd wrote and starred in another mocking but loving send-up disguised as an adaptation of a beloved television series. In Dragnet, directed by...