Stranger Things, the new series on Netflix, has no qualms with shooting straight into a spirit of unabashed 80s-ness. It relishes the look, feel and sound of that era, applying it liberally throughout. And yet, it’s hard not to ask: is that necessarily a good thing?
By: Daniel Reynolds Once a decade, starting in 1952, the British Film Institute publishes their Sight and Sound Poll to document the top ten films of all time. It’s an […]
By: Daniel Reynolds In popular culture – in popular film culture – there are no sacred cows. I don’t mean to disillusion you but there it is. Your common citizen, your […]
By: Daniel Reynolds It was just a company, part of a massive corporation, worth some four billion dollars. I don’t know any of the people who worked there. I wasn’t […]
By: Daniel Reynolds The other statues have been given out, people have clapped, winners praised, losers comforted. But now, the 85th Academy Awards are this Sunday. It is time to […]