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Relationships: Learning From the...

on April 24, 2014 by

I’ve taken a break from finishing The Story of S, the serialized remembrances of my immersion in a weekend-long private bondage-and-domination…

REVIEW — ‘Transcendence’: It...

on April 18, 2014 by

I like to say that this is the time of the year when the L.A.’s undertakers, wearing bird-beak masks from the Great…

Story of S: Ascent Into Domination

on April 14, 2014 by

Please read Part One of this series first.

We kiss and hug awkwardly, but that’s normal, S and I know that….

Story of S: The Journey Into...

on April 7, 2014 by

“Vaping on the Surfliner to Santa Barbara. So Won Kar Wai,” I tweet. Everything is about film with me. I’m specifically referring…

REVIEW: ‘Under the Skin’ Does...

on April 4, 2014 by

It’s a testament to Jonathan Glazer’s singular, jagged-collage storytelling technique that I didn’t realize I’d read the book from which his Under…

REVIEW: ‘Noah.’ Why?

on March 28, 2014 by

I am an orthodox atheist, a militant one. That doesn’t mean I can’t appreciate a good mythological story, especially a stylish fantasia…

REVIEW: ‘Nymphomania Vol. 2’...

on March 24, 2014 by

No doubt anticipating my review of his Nymphomania Vol. 1, Lars von Trier directly acknowledges his references to Pasolini’s Trilogy…

REVIEW: ‘Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1’...

on March 17, 2014 by

I divide feature-length motion pictures into three categories: movies, which are what the studios make for the most part; film, which is…

Content Creation: ‘Endings...

on March 11, 2014 by

The most controversial topic strafing the Net this week hasn’t been Putin’s grab for the Crimea; after all, since the dawn of…

REVIEW: ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel...

on March 7, 2014 by

I didn’t always dislike Wes Anderson’s work so intensely. It may be that when he stops clowning around long enough to make…