The release of Zack Snyder’s director’s cut of Justice League on HBO Max has started discussions about alternate cuts of films that should be released next. Alternate cuts can be created for various reasons: trimming for pacing, test screening reactions, or satisfying requirements for the desired rating. There are many unreleased alternate cuts of films out there, these are some of the most notable. Continue reading Alternate Cuts We Want to See After Zack Snyder’s Justice League
On the heels of its Golden Lion win at the Venice Film Festival and Golden Globes nominations, Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland has been released in theaters and Hulu.
Nomadland, directed by Zhao, is an eye-opening look at the lifestyle of nomads in the United States. The film stars Frances McDormand as Fern, a woman struggling with grief starting a life as a nomad figure across the United States, meeting fellow nomads on her journey. As with The Rider (2017), Zhao takes advantage of giving the film a realistic feel with various scenes feeling almost documentary-like in their execution. I have no doubt several lines were improvised between McDormand and the other actors because of how natural their delivery was. Continue reading See You Down the Road: Nomadland (Review)