Second Breakfast: ‘Lost River’ Is a Perfect Nightmare

When I first heard that Ryan Gosling was writing and directing (but not appearing in) his own feature-length film, I got pretty intrigued. When I saw the weird as hell trailer, I got reasonably excited. It seemed that this chiseled Canadian muse took a stylistic page from his greatest patron: the inconsistently attractive Danish oddball…

Second Breakfast: How I Live Now

Are we all getting sick of teenage romances yet? I have a feeling that there was a time before Twilight and Hunger Games and Divergent, etc. when teenage romances were only really relevant to teenagers. Then I remember Romeo and Juliet, so never mind. The point is, they shouldn’t be relevant to ANYONE. Especially not…