Spike Lee’s semiautobiographical depiction of his own childhood feels “true,” but really rubs me the wrong way.
Tag Archives: 1994
HOOP DREAMS (1994)
A documentary ostensibly about high school basketball, but possibly about basically all of modern America.
PULP FICTION (1994)
Even if you have not watched it over and over, the people who made the movies you have, have.
CHUNGKING EXPRESS (1994)
This romance/crime/comedy/drama/other remains, a quarter century later, my definitive personal image of Hong Kong.
THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION (1994)
A wildly popular, theoretically inspirational prison drama slash… allegory? metaphor? daydream?
FORREST GUMP (1994)
Tom Hanks bumbles through the greatest hits of Baby Boomer history, with nothing to say about any of it.