THE BAD LIEUTENANT: PORT OF CALL NEW ORLEANS (2009)

We head down to the Big Easy with Nicolas Cage scholar Keith Phipps (author of The Age of Cage: Four Decades of Hollywood Through One Singular Career) to discuss Werner Herzog’s hallucinatory tale of a bad cop trying to do the right thing, of addiction in the swamp, of nature’s ever-encroaching wildness into our staidContinue reading “THE BAD LIEUTENANT: PORT OF CALL NEW ORLEANS (2009)”

VAMPIRE’S KISS (1988) / THE ASSISTANT (2019)

The two cows journey into the madness of toxic masculinity, pairing the madcap Nicolas Cage classic “Vampire’s Kiss” with the recent Kitty Green masterpiece, “The Assistant.” How do artists use hyper-realism and non-realist expressionism to depict challenging and often elusive problems? What is the significance of using vampirism as the framing device to portray workplaceContinue reading “VAMPIRE’S KISS (1988) / THE ASSISTANT (2019)”

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