Alex Cox’s punk western has been dug up from the dregs of oblivion by Kino Lorber and handsomely given a long-overdue director’s cut Blu-ray treatment.
The film is about the idea of Andy Kaufman, about how artists channel their influences and keep the dead alive.
Sid & Nancy is Alex Cox’s bravura confrontation of fairy tales and drug-addled bodies.
Director Brett Morgen distinguishes the biographical documentary by viewing himself as more of a curator than a film director.
By engaging celebrity worship rather than using these figures for deeper claims about media-dominated information cultures, Morgan and Neville reinforce the very circumstances they outwardly condemn.
The episode merely bides time until the bloody series finale and leaving viewers in a state of disorientation.
It’s still no Drag Race, but the contest for costume design just got a little bit more interesting over the weekend.
This Sunday marks the 30th annual MTV Video Music Awards. But this isn’t your father’s VMAs.