Continuing a limited series of articles exploring the stylistic development of director Gore Verbinski, beginning with Mouse Hunt (1997) and ending with A Cure for Wellness (2016). This awkward, saccharine poster, which led the Dreamworks advertising campaign for Gore Verbinski’s The Mexican (2001), encapsulates everything that makes the film a chore to sit through forContinue reading “The Films of Gore Verbinski Part II: The Mexican (2001)”
The first in a series of articles dedicated to exploring the films of director Gore Verbinski
A critical analysis of the 1924 film Waxworks, directed by Paul Leni
A critical analysis of the experimental structure of Robert Pulcini and Shari Springer Berman’s American Splendor (2003).
A review of Merchant-Ivory’s The Remains of the Day (1993), adapted from the novel by Kazuo Ishiguro.
Review of Hayao Miyazaki’s Howl’s Moving Castle (2004) on the occasion of the director’s 80th birthday.
Summary/sign-off piece written after my year as Film Editor of University College Dublin’s school newspaper, The University Observer. Written in April of 2013.
Feature article from an interview with Irish director Kieron J. Walsh conducted 04/10/2013, written on 04/11.
A brief essay on French film critic Andre Bazin’s views on the Western genre, originally written in October of 2012.
A review of Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie (2012), originally written in November of 2012