I’m still here.

5 years isn’t really a long time, but for me it feels like a lifetime ago. I’m still essentially the same person I was when I was 17, but some very important changes have taken place since then. Life didn’t go exactly according to plan (not by a long shot), and the road was never … More I’m still here.

“Chinatown” and New Hollywood Revisionism

Throughout the 1960s and 70s, it was common for directors and writers to take already-established ideas and tropes and give them a more modern spin, which made films that fit the bill for “New Hollywood” audiences. One of the best examples of this is Chinatown (1974), in which Roman Polanski and Robert Towne subverted the … More “Chinatown” and New Hollywood Revisionism