Musical ennui

Ah, no one understands love quite like the French. Who else could concoct a romantic musical drama featuring a bisexual triad singing about things like saliva, rain and long-term relationships?…

Angels in the outfield

As I’m sure you’ve heard, it’s now 2015, and we all know what that means: God’s wrath. Well, not so much the wrath of God, but the weirdest consequence of a…

Steers and jeers

Stanley Kubrick’s 1987 Full Metal Jacket is much more than just a war movie or an anti-war movie. Full Metal Jacket is a riveting, albeit disjointed at times, exploration of…

Sick of being good

Usher in the New Year and the term with Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar’s comedic masterpiece, ­Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. The dark dramedy catapulted Almodóvar into widespread…