‘Mid90s’
Nov 8th '18

‘Mid90s’

Making his directorial debut with Mid90s, Jonah Hill has created a film that embodies the golden age in one’s life where you start to discover who you truly are. The film follows 13-year-old Stevie, who makes friends with a group of skaters over a summer in Los Angeles. With a troubled home life, Stevie tries to […]

Talking Back: Killing the Noise

Talking Back: Killing the Noise

There’s been a lot of discussion of horror here at the Control Forever office over the past month or so. A Quiet Place in particular got a lot of us a little riled up with conflicting opinions, even though we all seem to have basically liked it. Even my dear friend Dyllan admitted the film was alright, […]

The Genre of Indie Films Vol. II: Anti-Hollywood Rebels

The Genre of Indie Films Vol. II: Anti-Hollywood Rebels

Last week I started down a journey, trying to figure out how the highly artistic independent films of the 1990s led to the rise of “quirky” indie films in the 2000s. With a bit of the history out of the way, we can take a deeper look at the image of the outsider and anti-Hollywood filmmaking that […]

IT’s Not You, It’s Me. Breaking up the band

IT’s Not You, It’s Me. Breaking up the band

“You go through things like we went through as a band, and people started to split apart, become more like oil and water. But early on, you see the sweetness that was there. It was the three of us against the world, trying to establish ourselves, and that’s the experiment of a band.” – Andy […]

Making a Case for Cartoons

Making a Case for Cartoons

I love cartoons; lots of people love cartoons. From Bugs Bunny to Homer Simpson and all the classics in between. American animation has brought us some of the funniest and far-reaching cartoon icons in the world. They make us feel good in some way, and they usually make us laugh; but do they have to? […]