What is most enjoyable in the movie is the Americana kitsch and the setting, filmed from a foreigner's perspective: the Corkscrew Saloon where the couple speak together, the bright supermarket, the hotel pool area and -- especially -- the landscapes of Death Valley.
To watch an Apichatpong Werasethakul film is to be lulled into a dream state. His latest film, Cemetery of Splendour, which premiered at Cannes this week, immerses you in a surreal, and yet real, world on the line of wakefulness and sleep.
From an underground town in Australia to an "Austrian" town in China, these little localities give new meaning to the term "Weirdoville." Or at least they would, if that was an actual term people used.
Back in 2005, Ulla's Amazing Wee Blog announced that one of the most unusual urban oddities in the Scots capital may not be long for this world. But despite this decade-old warning, Edinburgh's quirky Wild West Town is still very much with us.
The truth is that, intriguing as Scotland always is, it was in Iraq -- and in the reaction to Iraq -- where Labour got off the winning course.
This Ghosts is simply too dark and true, but one almost wanted The Wooster Group, whose signature style lies in freeing language from narrative, to intervene. "The Sun, the Sun" are the famous last lines.
By Lauren Walser Looking south across the ghost town of Animas Forks, Colorado, in the San Juan Mountains. We took you to the long-aband...
Ibsen's powerful Ghosts is the play; director Richard Eyre provides an altogether gripping production; and Lesley Manville's portrayal as Helene Alving makes for indispensable viewing.
Today, decades later, crowds still flock this remote region of the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains, northeast of Yosemite, to visit Bodie. But it's not gold they seek -- it's a genuine ghost town experience.
While I am very much alive, I find it interesting to consider the data trail as a shade: It continues to exist, perhaps forgotten, in cyberspace and meatspace alike and, as with the memories of those who outlive me, the data will remain long after my body does.
I would like to suggest a few films that originally featured predominantly female casts to be remade with all-male casts that in no way attempts to atone for or counteract or has anything to do with the reaction to the Girl Ghostbusters movie.
Preceding cinema by almost 100 years and serving as some of the earliest form of stage magic, the phantasmagoria shows set out to not only bewilder audiences, but to terrify them -- and in big style.
Some men seem to be threatened that the childhood memories will be ruined or that a classic film will be emasculated. But there are at least 10 reasons that women will rock a remake of the 1980s classic in a demon and ghost-possessed 21st century.
Bruni joined me in the interview below to discuss what she's excited about, or concerned by, with the new cast of Ghostbusters. She also offers some advice on busting ghosts, and how to do deal with being women in a ghosty boys club.
In the Bronze Age, before Twitter and speed dating and online match-ups, men and women met each other one of two ways: at church, or via the newspaper classifieds.