The Man Who Hates Good Movies: Armond White

Among the most infamous contrarian film critics is Armond White, who seems to take particular pleasure in defying critical consensus and panning beloved movies. White pulls no punches when reviewing Oscar contenders and box office smashes alike.

Uncovering Hidden Worlds: Connecting Blue Velvet and Under the Silver Lake

Blue Velvet (1986) and Under the Silver Lake (2019)  may be separated by decades, but these two neo-noir thrillers share striking similarities in their exploration of lurking darkness beneath the sunny surfaces of idyllic neighborhoods. Both Films are available on Max as of today. Both films follow an amateur investigator diving into the seedy underbelly…