14 Dec
Taschen's look at the decade's most influential & interesting films

The new millennium ushered in a politically charged and social media-obsessed society dominated by technology and an increased geopolitical awareness. Film has always been a cultural index, illustrating and amplifying the cultural climate in which we live. Just as Technicolor™ revolutionized Hollywood in the early 20th century, innovations in cinematic technique in the 2000s changed […]


18 Mar
"Quentin vs. Coen" exhibit at Bold Hype Gallery, New York

Ok, it’s not really to the death. And truth be told, it’s not even a duel. It is, however, an exhibit showcasing artwork inspired by the two filmmakers. Undoubtedly two of the most important and best auteurs of our time (yes, I’m considering the Brothers Coen as one singular film maker in this circumstance), there […]


20 Nov
Madman Mundt and The Elf discuss all things Aronofsky

Madman Mundt and the Elf were guests at last week’s AFI Fest and attended the Los Angeles premier of Black Swan. This is their collaborative review. Black Swan is out in the US on December 1st. The Elf: I’m a sucker for a dance movie. Ballet specifically. Whether it’s Fame, Flashdance, Center Stage (starring a […]


6 Oct
Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon and Josh Brolin remake a classic

I can’t help it. I got a funny feeling this new Coen brothers True Grit is gonna be the best movie I’ve ever seen. It’s a gut thing. I don’t know if I’ve ever watched a trailer and had such a yearning to be in the dark theater, immediately, watching the movie. That’s how I […]


30 Jul
Which Coen Bros will show up - Fargo or Hudsucker Proxy?

To me, there are no better filmmakers than the Coen Brothers. Sure, there are a handful of people at their echelon, but when Joel and Ethan are at the top of their game they are simply unbeatable. Hence Barton Fink, Fargo, Raising Arizona, Big Lebowski and the jaw-dropping No Country for Old Men. Pure cinematic […]