The website looks different, doesn’t it? This redesign heralds some big new news for REELfriction!
A lot has been said about how Roger Ebert was an important person in the world of film criticism, and how he gave insightful commentary on topics far and wide. So instead of writing a tribute I thought I would let his work speak for itself.
Now, as I said before, I don’t mind dark, dirty, horrifying films. And this film has those qualities in spades. It’s the story of a retired porn star who is hired for one last job that will get him enough money to leave the business for good.
This film is a spectacle. Momentous in its visuals, intriguing in its structure, surprisingly poignant in its characters. Its a big-budget film, slick solid and well-paced with a great original screenplay and high-caliber acting.
As you probably have seen, this website has become a little stagnant. Not because I haven’t been watching and thinking about films, but because I have a lack of confidence with what I have been[…]
This film focuses on three days in the life of its title character, Jeanne Dielman. She’s a Belgium housewife/single mother who takes gentleman callers into her flat to get her income. The film at over three hours, is told in a flat repetitive style that lends itself to the daily life of this particular housewife.
Well, after a long and terrible layoff due to TCs inability to type coherently, the boys at ReelFriction are back and ready to give it to you harder and faster than ever before! Stay tuned for an exciting first update….a Head 2 Head no less!