Movie Review: The American Astronaut Brilliantly Warps The Final Frontier (2001)

An hour and a half of balls-out absurd — and slightly kinky — fun.

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‘ROTTEN: Chapter One’ Now Online

“The first entry in the throwback mystery saga, starring Thomas Speed, Ivana Bellorado, and Mike Mike, written by Joel Amat Güell and Jayme Karales, and directed by Jayme Karales, is now online.”

TOP TEN SATANIC HORROR MOVIES

“There is only one way to get rid of temptation and that is to yield to it. Resist it, the soul grows sick with longing for the things it has forbidden to itself.”

BEAST

“Every night he asks me the same question. “Will you sleep with me?”

Top 10 No Chill Quotes From Star Wars

“To celebrate fans both overreacting and jumping to conclusions over reshoots for the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, due later this year, CLASH writer Amy Nguyen presents the Top 10 No Chill Quotes From Star Wars.”

Santa Sangre: An Appreciation

“Where other films would shy away from the weird or cut away before things get ugly, Jodorowsky grabs the viewer by the collar and drags them into the thick of it.”

#JeSuisCinema: A Tribute to Film

“This is a film about the power of cinema, and I wanted to attempt to create some form of narrative within these great clips of cinema by actually, quite literally, showing the power it has.”

‘Taxi Driver’: A Look Back

“Taxi Driver is one of the most gripping, enthralling, perfect films I’ve ever seen. It is, quite simply, the greatest crime film ever made, and it represents the dizzying peak of every fantastic career involved.”

How To Stop Falling Asleep During Old Movies

” If you love movies, your face shouldn’t go blank when someone mentions Godard. If you love movies, your eyes will perk up when you read “Well, nobody’s perfect.” If you love movies, you probably don’t need this article.”

How ‘Twilight’ Fucked, Saved, Made Me

“Like most boys I hated Twilight, and like most boys it wasn’t because of it’s lack of cinematic value. Saying ‘it’s stupid’ was just a front to cover up my true feelings about the popularity of the movie.”

White-Washing: Hollywood’s Racist Staple

“White-washing is a systematic form of racism in Hollywood where a character of color is played by a Caucasian actor or actress. This is unfortunately nothing new. Hollywood has been white-washing for ages.”

‘Cloverfield’ Sequel’s Official Trailer Released

“Paramount stunned audiences by releasing a new surprise trailer attached to Michael Bay‘s 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi. The trailer is for a new science fiction thriller from JJ Abrams‘ production company Bad Robot titled 10 Cloverfield Lane.”

The Act of Paying Homage

“There is the counter-argument that some may call it ‘stealing;’ that writers and directors who take from films before them are being unoriginal. I believe the act of paying homage lies in the intention of the filmmaker, artist, or even more broadly, creator.”

REVIEW: ‘The End of the Tour’ Is A Hokey, Sentimental Mess

“David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) is a middle-of-the-road author and journalist for Rolling Stone who undergoes the task of doing a feature on Infinite Jest author David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel) at the height of his popularity. Based on Lipsky’s book Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself, which detailed the five day encounter and was described as “…a road picture, a love story, a contest” by Maria Bustillos of The Awl, the film fails to capture that essence and, in effect, loses its footing.”

REVIEW: The Green Infern-Oh No!

“So does this film compare to what it seemed to try to be a companion piece to? No, not really. But on that same note, I feel I should also say I don’t feel Cannibal Holocaust is a good film either. It’s shocking and disturbing absolutely, but once you get past that what is there? Not much. But this isn’t a review of Cannibal, it’s a review of The Green Inferno. A film that had good ideas in it, but much like the small Timothy Green, it just couldn’t grow to it’s full potential, and that in my opinion hurts worse than it simply being a bad movie.”

Sundance Reveals Their Midnight Line Up for 2016

“The Sundance Film Festival, known for its prestige and breakout filmmakers, has revealed the roster of their midnight line up. On the list are some recognizable names – notably Kevin Smith (Clerks, Mallrats) and Rob Zombie (Halloween, House of 1000 Corpses), each premiering their new films Yoga Hosers and 31, respectively.”