The latest Marvel release picks up the famed story of Steve Rogers again, and though it doesn’t revolutionise the super-hero genre it certainly makes some interesting points to distinguish it from some of Marvel’s other recent endeavours..
Translating Scott Thorson’s autobiographical memoir “Behind the Candelabra: My Life with Liberace” from 1988 to an on-screen production is a magical fit and with captivating performances from Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, its Hollywood rejection is all the more disappointing.
An often explored topic on British screens is the cultural divide between the upper and the lower classes, the economic hardship it creates and the negativity that emerges out of desperation for those in need. Based on the Oscar Wilde story of the same name, “The Selfish Giant” produces an impassioned and sophisticated insight into such struggle.
Sanctioned a fifth season long before the end of the current run, “The Walking Dead” will continue its epic domination of the AMC network. Despite endless hype and viewing figures obliterating high profile competitors such as the Winter Olympics, we at Alpha Shadows surprisingly ask: is “The Walking Dead” dying? MIGHT CONTAIN SPOILERS
Woody Allen tackles the erratic nature of love in this 90 minute film set in the aesthetically wonderful Barcelona.
Although usually referenced in context of the still existing art/porn debate in the history of filmmaking, Nagisa Ôshima’s film, instead of being a pornographic melodrama built on shock value, is a journey into culture and character in a self-destructive love story about emotional and sexual obsession set in pre-war Japan. MIGHT CONTAIN SPOILERS