Part of an occasional series in which Spank The Monkey travels to foreign countries, watches films in unfamiliar languages, and then complains about not understanding them. This episode: Czech Republic, February 2014.
Yesterday, Mr Moth talked about the foundation of the King Kong myth. Today he concludes with a look at the reinvention and retelling of it in later years.
In the first of two posts, Mr Moth examines the enduring legacy of Hollywood’s greatest monster, King Kong.
A report, by Josephine Grahl, from the festival that showcases women film makers old and new, British and international.
Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s underseen debut feature screened last week at the ICA. Keifer Taylor reflects on the film and Weerasethakul’s subsequent career.
We are, of course much too classy to go with the “Electric Boogaloo” joke for the standfirst. A review by Danni Glover, who is blameless in respect of the foregoing.
Niall Anderson takes delivery of foodie Indian romcom The Lunchbox
Michael Palin and Terry Jones’s 1969 sketch show is (incompletely) released today on DVD. Emma Street takes a look at the forgotten forerunner of Monty Python.
Yasmeen Khan reviews the latest in YA-dystopia chic, from Limitless director Neil Burger