Tagged: kyle anderson

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Yuppie Commune, by Kyle Anderson

The idea of giving up all your earthly possessions and reuniting with nature is a fairly common one, though most of us don’t actually do it. It does some pretty idyllic – getting back to a simpler time, not worrying...

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2012 Nominated Documentary Short Films

Short Subject Documentary always seemed like the strangest category in the Academy Awards. How are they any different than an episode of Nightline? To be fair, I hadn’t given them much of a look as they’re usually among the most...

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Bond, James Bond: The 90s, by Kyle Anderson

After a decade of lackluster James Bond movies, and the two Timothy Dalton outings being undeniably meh, the franchise needed a change and a breather.  After 16 films in 27 years, with a three year gap between 1974 and 1977...

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2012 Nominated Live Action Short Films

A program of live action short films is almost always a mixed bag. You always get that one that’s a silent drama from Czechoslovakia (a place that no longer exists) and is just at the very limit of length to...

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Man vs. Wild, by Kyle Anderson

The three types of narrative conflict, it has been said, are Man vs. Man, Man vs. Nature, and Man vs. Himself. Joe Carnahan went for the hat trick by employing all three for his new film, The Grey.  It’s the...