And while we're on Kubrick... I’ve never been certain whether the moral of the Icarus story should only be, as is generally accepted, ‘don’t try to fly too high,’ or whether it might also be thought of as ‘forget the wax and feathers, and do a better job on the wings.  

At the movies

March is shaping up to be an exciting month for indies. Here's a list of seven goodies from IndieWire. I'm particularly interested in the new Cianfrance film, The Place Beyond the Pines, and who doesn't want to delve deep into The Shining with the documentary, Room 237, in what Owen Gleiberman calls "a veritable Kubrickian … Continue reading At the movies