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The Kind of Face You Hate · 18h ago

Culture Diary - Day 6

9/15/17 – 9/18/17I have seen mother!, and I am disheartened. Not by the film, but by, let’s say, ancillary matters. To begin with, the absurd choice made by Paramount to open this film as th...
The Kind of Face You Hate · 4d ago

Culture Diary - Day 5

9/12/17 – 9/14/17My wife and I saw Randy Newman in concert last night. I must confess to not being much of a concert guy – they make me nervous, I don’t like crowds, I’m always concerned tha...
The Kind of Face You Hate · 1w ago

Culture Diary - Day 4

9/8/17 – 9/11/17 On Friday night I tried to poke at my newfound dislike of watching movies at home – poke it so that it might die, you see – by once again watching something light, hopefully...
The Kind of Face You Hate · 1W ago

Culture Diary - Day 3

9/5/17 – 9/8/17I raced to the finish of Dan Chaon’s Ill Will, finishing the whole 400-plus page novel in about four days. On Social Media, I said that Ill Will was just about the most desola...
The Kind of Face You Hate · 2W ago

Culture Diary - Day 2

9/3/17 – 9/4/17The series finale (some say season finale, or hope it’s the season finale, but I neither think nor hope it is) of Twin Peaks: The Returnwas last night. 120 minutes, the last 9...
The Kind of Face You Hate · 2W ago

Culture Diary - Day 1

9/2/17 – 9/3/17I’m down on movies lately. I don’t watch them, except when I do, but when I do I tend to tap out early. I don’t care. Yesterday I watched The Secret of The Whistler, directed ...
The Kind of Face You Hate · 1M ago

Squalor

Long before American television was so good and better than movies, in the UK it was possi...
The Kind of Face You Hate · 1M ago

All of the Best Movies, Part 5: O - Z

All right, well, look: I’m just going to put an end to this shit. I’ve been delaying for f...
The Kind of Face You Hate · 2M ago

Capsule Reviews: Capitalist Pig-Dog Edition

What’s that you ask? Have I seen two movies? Have I written a few paragraphs about each???...
The Kind of Face You Hate · 2M ago

Universal Happiness

In a 1983 interview for Positif, which can be found in the booklet accompanying the new Cr...