Steven Spielberg’s icky-creepy update to the Peter Pan legend stars Robin Williams as a grown-up Peter and a hammy Dustin Hoffman as Captain Hook.
Like any other kind of artist, filmmakers often struggle to come to terms with just what in the hell it is they’re doing. A life of creating fantasies (and, some might argue, of telling lies) can be a strange and unsettling one that sometimes inspires a session of cinematic self-examination. Here are a few accounts of what happens when Hollywood gazes into its own abyss.
Banksy’s “documentary”, two drunk out-of-work actors trying to survive in the country, Kevin Kline as a male escort, a Shakespearean take on vampires, the epic tale of a big green monster and a seedy look at London’s underworld make up this week’s best releases on Netflix Instant.