Life During Wartime

Posted in Diary of a Directrix
July 22nd, 2010 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

paul-reubens-and-shirley-001So I went to a screening of Todd Solondz’s latest film followed by Q&A with the man himself and the always entertaining Paul Reubens.  The highlight of the evening was Solondz’s laugh out loud quote, “My films aren’t for everybody, especially those who like them.”  Sadly, I found it to be a very symbolic statement about a lot of films by directors once beloved by me from whom I now feel estranged (Burton, Jackson, Lynch, Scorsese and the list goes on.) I was even disappointed by my darling Polanski’s last effort.  Is it a fear of change, or a disdain for more of the same, or have my once fave directors and I merely grown apart? Sigh. Read the rest of this entry »