Tag: Gregg Araki

A Movie Guide to Your Never-Ending Twenties

An avid student of the depiction of youth in movies, I’ve taken to calling the twenties, as we live them nowadays, the benties, after...

Sordid Cinema #84: ‘John Wick’ and Pedro Costa’s ‘Horse Money’

This week on Sordid Cinema, we review John Wick, a violent, stylish B-movie that serves as a satisfying return to action for Keanu Reeves....

‘White Bird in a Blizzard’ flies nowhere

White Bird in a Blizzard Written & Directed by Gregg Araki USA, 2014   Just in case the title wasn’t enough of a hint, White Bird in a...

Watch the Trailer for Gregg Araki’s ‘White Bird in a Blizzard’

Once considered the angriest, most unconventional, and relentlessly intriguing voices in independent queer cinema, Director Gregg Araki is back with his sexually charged drama...

‘White Bird in a Blizzard’, Gregg Araki’s latest feature, releases its...

One of the more well-regarded filmmakers in the independent film circuit is Gregg Araki. With movies such as Mysterious Skin, Smiley Face, and The...

International Day against Homophobia & Transphobia: Some Influential Queer Films

To commemorate that yesterday, May 17th, was the International Day Against Homophobia, here's a spotlight on some influential films in queer cinema (within the...

‘Doom Generation’ represented a major artistic leap forward for Gregg Araki

  Doom Generation Directed by Gregg Araki Written by Gregg Araki 1995, USA Gregg Araki's highly stylized, vibrant dark comedy/road trip is still in many ways the very...

Sordid Cinema Podcast #22: Director Gregg Araki

Once considered the angriest, most unconventional, and relentlessly intriguing voices in independent queer cinema, Director Gregg Araki is back with Kaboom, a science-fiction cyber-thriller...

Be blown (but not necessarily away) by ‘Kaboom’

Kaboom Directed by Gregg Araki Written by Gregg Araki 2010, USA, France Kaboom should be worse than it is. Much worse.  18-year-old Smith (an adequately engaging Thomas...

Gregg Araki’s “Kaboom” finally gets a Trailer

Kaboom took home the very first Cannes’ Queer Palm earlier this year, an award (if you couldn’t tell) that is given to a film’s...