Jump They Say/Dune

The more I watch Mark Romanek‘s video for David Bowie’s Jump They Say the more I think he – or a director with a similar visual esthetic – should have directed Dune because there’s something really interesting going on with that video, a subtle unease and weirdness that the most recent reboot could have used. […]

Trailer Into REaction: Stardust (2020) | Official Trailer

Stardust appears to chronicle the period of 1972-1974, when David Bowie assumed the persona of Ziggy Stardust, which considering how theatrical he was throughout that period seems particularly cinematic. Though for a moment let’s go to me growing up in, where it was not uncommon to see posters for Bowie’s The Man Who Fell to […]

‘Under The Skin’ Trailer

Hmm…I had no idea that Jonathan Glazer’s “Under The Skin” was a sci-fi film.  I’ve heard of it, but for some reason I thought that it was in the same ballpark as the Meg Ryan film “In The Cut” – which, despite never having seen it – isn’t. Watching the trailer – and Scarlett Johansson’s […]