Gettin’ into the details of films: analysis, overview, clips, images and in some cases how their influence creeps into what I do.
Peter Weir’s The Last Wave takes place in Australia and early in the film parts of the country are subjected to some unusual, violent weather.
A 1972 gothic/horror film by then Czechoslovak director Juraj Herz, provides a good ol’ fashioned jealousy-and-revenge story.
Starring Robert Mitchum as the main antagonist, a con-man and murderer using the role of a preacher to carry out his dirty deeds.
A brief overview of the 1982 “West German cyberpunk thriller” Kamikaze 1989, directed by Wolf Gremm and starring Rainer Werner Fassbinder.
This is the first film by Enki Bilal, a French-Serbian graphic novelist whole directed only three or four films over the course of 25 years.
A 60s British film that asks “what if Hitler took over Great Britain in WWII?”
A brief note regarding a couple of lesser known film adaptations of works by J.G. Ballard, a highly influential british author known for writing classic dystopian, post-industrial fiction.
“…the world has been totally annihilated by nuclear war and man’s greed. The earth’s surface has become an arid and scotched desert of sand and ash. Civilization has deteriorated into bands of nomadic warriors…”