Moana

Moana (2016)

Moana first published by EyeforFilm “If you’re wearing a dress and you have an animal sidekick, you’re a princess.” These words, addressed by the demigod Maui (Dwayne Johnson) to 16-year-old islander Moana (newcomer Auli’i Cravalho), catch out not just the chieftain’s teen daughter, but also the whole Disney machine, in self-conscious denial. Tomboyish, resourceful and fearless…

Southland

Southland Tales (2006)

Southland Tales first published by musicOMH By the time Howard Hawks released his much-loved but notoriously confusing The Big Sleep on an unsuspecting public in 1946, he had already removed some 18 minutes of expositional scenes from his original version, now leaving entirely unresolved the question of whether the chauffeur Owen Taylor has turned up dead as a…