The film opens with statistics and facts of gun violence in the city of Chicago. Then we are played a song which the lyrics are written on the screen for us — in case we don’t understand — about the city of Chi-Raq. We are primed to have ourselves illuminated as Spike Lee sets the scene for … Continue reading ““CHI-RAQ” IS STYLIZED NONSENSE”
There’s a huge contention out there in the world who are under the belief that all films are the same. That they are manufactured stories that cannot deviate too far from a decided formula in fear of not reaching the financial goals that we hope all films will make, that sacred $100m domestic gross at … Continue reading “IS MONEY WHAT’S WRONG WITH MOVIES?”
“My people, my people, what can I say; say what I can. I saw it but didn’t believe it; I didn’t believe what I saw. Are we gonna live together? Together are we gonna live?” When I created the Pantheon I expected to be able to have my own personal list of films that I … Continue reading “THE PANTHEON #3: DO THE RIGHT THING (1989)”
Here Andrew, Damion & Douglas return to discuss the debacle that is Spike Lee’ s WWII epic with Dave from Screengeeks Radio [Screengeeks.com]. We also discuss things like Stephen Spielberg and Uwe Boll having trouble financing their movies, along with other thing that happened this week in the world of film.
In this episode where Andrew & Douglas are left to fend for themselves they discuss David Fincher’s full catalogue of work, as well as review two new DVD releases City of Ember & Repo! – The Genetic Opera.