This is a cerebral, 25-year-old film that follows the blueprint for today’s endless glut of superhero movies.
A daring work in New Queer Cinema, featuring River Phoenix’s greatest performance, receives a subtle yet important visual facelift.
The film is an elegy for Chris, and so it became an elegy for the youthfulness and beauty of River Phoenix himself.
One can feel the growing pains inherent in this transitional film.
We learn that Indiana Jones was named after the family dog. Aren’t you glad you tuned in for his latest adventure?
The elephant in the room of The Thing Called Love is a desiccated River Phoenix.
It’s no Nashville, but give this comedy-drama a second chance.