Sin City (Frank Miller/Robert Rodriguez)

Sin City (2005, Frank Miller/Robert Rodriguez) Frank Miller is one of my favorite visual artists in any medium, and Robert Rodriguez has continued to impress me since I saw El Mariachi in a high school Spanish class (thank you, Sra. Bradford!), so I will admit right away that you are not going to get a […]

Monster (Patty Jenkins)


Monster (2003, Patty Jenkins) You won’t recognize Charlize Theron in this film, and only part of it is makeup and weight gain. She’s so thoroughly transformed herself into Aileen Wuornos, roadside prostitute and serial killer, that only hints of her identity are visible. She can’t help being beautiful at times, but that only makes her […]