An early Quentin Tarantino screenplay is turned into an over the top look at America’s obsession with crime & criminals.
Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino’s grindhouse vampire thriller is a fascinating but flawed glimpse into their collaboration.
Quentin Tarantino’s classic 1994 new-cool drama set the stage for a new era of independent film, and saw the end of his own sense of mercy.
One of the few Tarantino scripts not directed by the man himself, Tony Scott’s “True Romance” is a tragically too-cool crime thriller that doesn’t age well.
Quentin Tarantino’s breakout debut feature is a bloody distillation of his best and worst instincts.
With his ninth film coming out this month, we look back on the indie titan and his deeply metatextual approach to cinema.
The Wachowskis took their high-concept empathy to TV with a gloriously ambitious Netflix show that was gone far too soon.
The Wachowskis’ last theatrical film to date — a space opera with Channing Tatum as a roller-skating wolf man — is one of their most ambitiously corny efforts yet.
The Wachowskis’ most polarizing film offers an emotional payoff — if you’re willing to invest the time & attention.
The Wachowskis’ kaleidoscopic 2008 adaptation of the clasic ’60s anime is as bright, bold and weird as the rest of their late-period output.
The Matrix Revolutions, the Wachowskis’ final film in the trilogy, is just as flawed as Reloaded, but carries heaps of visual and thematic weight.
While still a visual triumph, “The Matrix Reloaded” swaps out depth for shallow philosophy.
The film that made the Wachowskis a household name balanced dazzling special effects with a profound message about self-discovery.
The Wachowskis’ 1996 directorial debut feels like a formative text for the filmmakers, a slinky crime caper that’s also unabashedly queer.
Before they made their directorial debut, Lana and Lilly Wachowski wrote the Stallone-Banderas actioner Assassins, a far cry from their future work.
For June, we celebrate Pride Month by diving into the filmography of cinema’s most prominent transgender filmmakers.
(Every month, we at The Spool select a Filmmaker of the Month, honoring the life and works of […]
Howl’s Moving Castle, Hayao Miyazaki’s sprawling, mythic steampunk fantasy from 2004, is one of the master’s more underrated features.