Sunday Reads: 25th November 2012

The Flash vs. Gurdjieff by Alejandro Jodorowsky A new translation of a piece originally published in the Spanish science-fiction magazine Nueva Dimensión in 1968. Why Louie is the next stage in the evolution of the TV sitcom Todd VanDerWerff assesses the current state of quality scripted television in America and discusses what differences Louie could make. … Read more

Short Takes: May 2012

THE RAID: Well executed action & a nicely grounded filmmaking approach. Iko Uwais is the star though. A big step up from MERANTAU too. MOONRISE KINGDOM: Anderson seems to have hit a bit of wall with Moonrise Kingdom. Style continues to be almost opposed to function & there’s nowhere near as much charm as in his previous … Read more