Scientology is like the North Korea of religious organisations. No-one really knows how they operate, but the more we learn, the more we realise that it’s bat-shit crazy.
Ciro Guerra’s ‘Embrace Of The Serpent’ is an Amazonian ‘Heart of Darkness’: pitting the knowledge systems of the Western world up against those of the tribal people of the Amazon.
Fury Road is the type of movie where a woman goes into labour in the back of a semi-trailer that has caught on fire while speeding through the desert… But it’s also explicitly and unashamedly a feminist critique of war, religion and the patriarchy.
Sam Clark has been thinking a lot about how to describe Avengers: Age of Ultron and the word he keeps coming back to is dense. There is so much stuff going on in this latest installment in the Avengers series that its two hour and twenty minute running time just vanishes, leaving him scratching his head and trying to figure out some of what was going on.