Dark City: Landscape and Memory

Dark City: Landscape and Memory

Dark City, Alex Proyas’s 1998 follow-up to his legendary The Crow, is an ambitious, overfull classic in its own right. I had not seen it since it was a new release on VHS, and wondered about how well it would hold up twenty years on. It did not disappoint. Dark

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John Hurt Has Died

John Hurt Has Died

The British actor John Hurt died on January 25 of pancreatic cancer. He was 77. Hurt’s six decade career included roles on stage, film, television, and in video games, and contained the iconic chest-busting scene in the original Alien. Hurt played Caligula in the 1976 version of I, Claudius, the

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