The Perfect Scene: Sicario – We didn’t cross the border, the border crossed us

Film:                      Sicario Director:              Denis Villeneuve Writer:                 Taylor Sheridan Description After a raid on a cartel safe house FBI agent Kate Mercer joins an interagency taskforce on a mission to extradite a top member of said cartel from Juarez to the US. On the way back to the border the group gets stuck in major traffic at the crossing. The path should have been cleared for … Continue reading The Perfect Scene: Sicario – We didn’t cross the border, the border crossed us

The Perfect Scene – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind – Love in the Time of Books

Film:                      Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Director:              Michel Gondry Writer:                 Charlie Kaufman Description After Joel finds out that Clementine has erased him from her memory and he goes to her workplace and she doesn’t recognize him he decides to get the same procedure done. While the erasing process is underway and he is seeing the memories he has of her just … Continue reading The Perfect Scene – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind – Love in the Time of Books

The Perfect Scene – True Detective – The Stash House Rules

TV Show:            True Detective Episode:              Who Goes There (Season 1, Episode 4) Director:              Cary Joji Fukunaga Writer:                 Nic Pizzolatto Description Rust infiltrates the Iron Crusaders, the gang he was undercover in years ago, because they are possibly providing meth to the killers of Dora Lang. Ginger asks Rust to help him and his gang rob a rival gang in a housing project. Rust agrees and … Continue reading The Perfect Scene – True Detective – The Stash House Rules

The Perfect Scene – The Dark Knight – How to rob a bank and alienate people

Film:                     The Dark Knight Director:              Christopher Nolan Writer:                 Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan Description: A group of gangsters rob a bank that apparently holds a large sum of money that belongs to the mob. One of the bank managers grabs a shotgun and fights back but he ends up getting shot. Meanwhile the bank robbers take each other out. After one has completed his … Continue reading The Perfect Scene – The Dark Knight – How to rob a bank and alienate people

The Perfect Scene: Mr. Robot – The Birth of a Robot

TV Show: Mr. Robot Episode: init_1.asec (Season 2, episode 4) Director: Sam Esmail Writer: Sam Esmail   Description Someone knocks on Elliot’s door. Elliot takes his time but opens up eventually. It’s Darlene wearing what we know to be the Mr. Robot mask. She says she picked it up in Chinatown and it’s from a movie they saw as kids. Elliott immediately asked why she … Continue reading The Perfect Scene: Mr. Robot – The Birth of a Robot

How Mad Men changed the world of television forever

Mad Men is considered to be one of the best TV shows of all time and if you look at the shit load of awards the AMC drama has won it’s not hard to see why. From winning Outstanding Drama Series at the Emmys 4 times in a row to multiple writing, directing and acting awards, the chronicles of Don Draper has earned the respect … Continue reading How Mad Men changed the world of television forever