small town USA movie theatres are playing Alexander Nevsky and that's supposed to make me not like communism?
Some thoughts on the master’s latest picture:
- It’s become a trademark for Breen to kick off his films with a documentary-style voiceover of the film’s premise, accompanied by fast-paced “B-roll” imagery. It feels like the vibrant opening minutes of Scorsese’s Goodfellas, but Breen’s DIY ethos makes it all the more impressive. In Breen’s older films, these expository moments were dominated by stock footage, but Twisted Pair continues Breen’s shift toward bonafide special effects-laden spectacle. In this film, Breen takes…