I noticed the bustling in the background during my first viewing of Children of Men, but it was overshadowed by the main plot and everything else going on. It wasn’t until the second or third viewing when I started paying attention.
Realized recently that "dystopian" is among my ideal words in a movie description. You? — Lexicon Valley (@lexiconvalley) March 6, 2012 I kind of have a thing for the end of the world. That tweet from Lexicon Valley (one of my favorite podcasts, by the way) merely validated a feeling I’ve had for a while:… Read more Living In Dystopia
The Lives of Others (2006) – A German film about a surveillance expert who spies on a playwright in Communist Germany before the fall of the Berlin Wall, The Lives of Others won the Best Foreign film at the Oscars and for good reason. Unbearably suspenseful and surprisingly moving, The Lives of Others shows that… Read more Best Films of the 2000s