Duration is a hallmark of experimental media practices. While always boring, to some extent, great duration works depend upon a profound mirroring of...
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For all its gut-wrenching intensity, James Franco's new film is not abusing violence for entertainment's sake. This film is about transcendence, growth and the ugly truth of what it sometimes takes to survive.
Yeah, OK, Danny Boyle's 127 Hours is the movie about the guy who cut his arm off.
But it's not just a movie about a guy cutting off his arm.
"This is insane." The same thought crossed my mind as 127 Hours' hero uttered it, when he first finds his arm wedged between a boulder and stone wall, deep inside the narrow crevice of a slot canyon.
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