Author Archives: Chi
Shots fired! I tend to agree with Brian’s clear-eyed, full-hearted take on why the YOMYOMF YouTube channel feels like a watered-down version of the take-no-cultural-prisoners approach that we’re used to, though I do think there isn’t quite enough “there” there … Continue reading
2010 gave us David Simon’s follow-up to The Wire, a resurgent, refocused Mad Men, as well as other top-shelf home entertainment like Breaking Bad, Louie, and lest we forget, Andy Samberg’s Mark Wahlberg skit. Cue the “television is the new … Continue reading
An Expo salute of sorts, in the Huffpo. Yes, it’s been a sloooow couple of weeks. But fear not — the breach will return, as brazen and bonkers as ever.
Editor’s note: We’ll get back to our regularly scheduled VIFF programming soon, but first, an appreciation of ESPN’s excellent Once Brothers… Like every other self-abusing sports junkie, I watched ESPN’s latest 30 for 30 installment, the Vlade Divac-narrated Once Brothers, … Continue reading
For many cineastes, a new Apichatpong Weerasethakul is nothing short of a spiritual awakening. That is, if you can actually manage to stay awake. Like many of his like-minded contemporaries — Tsai Ming-liang immediately comes to mind — Weerasethakul’s pacing … Continue reading