MY ENTIRE HIGH SCHOOL SINKING INTO THE SEA

When it comes to high drama, there probably isn’t any time in a person’s life that is as tumultuous and dramatic as high school. Well, combat maybe, but not everyone has to face the front lines. They do have to face first period, and when you’re in the shit, it can seem just as bad. Many movies have mined high school histrionics for great effect (the 2000 Japanese dystopian film, Battle Royal, possibly being the greatest) and though the dynamics of class, race, gender and sexual orientation within the hallowed halls of secondary education are certainly well-plowed, fresh aesthetics can … Continue reading MY ENTIRE HIGH SCHOOL SINKING INTO THE SEA

CREATIVE CONTROL

The revolution may not be televised, but it will be personalized. In the future you will be able to get what you need and give it the face you want, the personality you like and the bustline you desire. Make way for tomorrow. Set in the near-future, Creative Control centers on David (Benjamin Dickinson), an ad executive hotshot — a little bit Christian Bale, a little bit Adam Scott and a whole lot of Don Draper — at a firm that is trying to land a new, game-changing client, Augmenta, a virtual reality device housed in a pair of reading … Continue reading CREATIVE CONTROL