A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001): The Mommy Returns – Review by J. Hoberman

2019-03-04T10:19:48+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: CINEMA|Tags: , , , , , |

Fairy tales can come true. Spielberg the historian is in remission; Steven the regressive has returned, with a vengeance. An occasionally spectacular, fascinatingly schizoid, frequently ridiculous, and never less than heartfelt mishmash of Pinocchio and Oedipus, Stanley Kubrick and Creation of the Humanoids, Spielberg's A.I. Artificial Intelligence is less a movie than a seething psychological bonanza.

The Servant (1963) – Review by Andrew Sarris

2018-08-07T13:59:53+01:00August 7th, 2018|Categories: CINEMA|Tags: , , , , |

The Servant is a genuinely shocking experience for audiences with the imagination to understand the dimensions of the shock. In years to come The Servant may be cited as a prophetic work making the decline and fall of our last cherished illusions about ourselves and our alleged civilization.

Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) – Review by Andrew Sarris [The Village Voice]

2019-11-10T20:31:08+00:00December 17th, 2017|Categories: CINEMA|Tags: , , , , |

Once Upon a Time in the West is Sergio Leone’s most American Western, but it is still dominantly and paradoxically European in spirit, at one and the same time Christian and Marxist, despairing and exultant, nihilistic and regenerative.