Yorgos Lanthimos and the Dynamics of Power At a glance, Yorgos Lanthimos’ films are filled with idiosyncrasies that has made him stand out as one of the freshest voices of the 2010s. His stilted Brechtian dialogue that both distances and engages the audience to the drama unfolding on screen. His penchant to have his… Read more »
Entries by David Carter
As the year draws to a close in this decade of the 2010s, that can mean only one thing for various communities who spend all year consuming, proselytizing, and analyzing art: taking something subjective and putting it in an objective ranking order! This isn’t a bad thing. Some people approach these lists as objective quality,… Read more »
In a 2010 interview with The Daily Mirror, Prince declared that “The internet was completely over.” In 2010 he was more referring to the idea of putting your music online for consumption and taking issue with iTunes and companies like it for not paying artists their fair share for what they were giving the music… Read more »
Sorry to Bother You: Born and Raised in a Postmodern Age I think one of the most wonderful parts about film of the ’80s, ’90s, and ’00s was the abundance and mainstreaming of postmodern films. These were decades where directors, writers, composers and artists were able to take the whole canon of film, music,… Read more »
“To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time. ” — James Baldwin Elvis was a hero to most But he never meant sh*t to me you see Straight up racist that sucker was Simple and plain Motherf*ck him and John… Read more »
Welcome to Score Keeping, a feature where I dive into overlooked and highly praised songs, scores and soundtracks that accompany great films.