I originally started writing this in November of 2019. Simpler times. The entertainment news had been focused for several months on the popularity and success of the film Joker and the response that Martin Scorcesse and Francis Ford Coppola had been offering via interviews (and an interesting piece that Mr. Scorcesse wrote in the New … Continue reading Let’s Agree on the Good Things (a comic book post)
My first ever year end list about anything! It sure beats writing about iPhones...
One of the few remaining drive-in theaters in the country is also a motel.
Taking a moment to look at what actually transpired this past year - and what can be learned from it.
What You Should Know If, like me, you have been avoiding this film based on the following criteria: 1) It is a Tarantino film and the posters/things you heard have lead you to believe that this film is nothing more than "Jewish revenge porn" and/or 2) The trailer for the film gave you the sense … Continue reading See it Again – Inglourious Basterds
If there is one question I have struggled with it is, "What is your favorite film?" Granted, this question is nowhere near as important as: "How do we achieve world peace?" or "How do we stop global warming?" but then people never seem to ask me either of these. So recognizing the proper ranking of … Continue reading Favorite Film
Where I attempt to say something about the nature of awards seasons and focusing on acquisition formats.
In honor of Alan Rickman's passing I am doing this "extra" See it Again. I have been meaning to write about Bottle Shock for some time and sadly it took his death to properly motivate me. What You Should Know This is a small film with an amazing cast telling a (mostly) true story. It … Continue reading See it Again – Bottle Shock
What You Should Know When you watch the trailer or see some of the posters for Redbelt you get the impression that this is an action movie. It is, but not in the same sense that The Transporter is an action movie. The fighting is limited, the pace is somewhat slow and the focus is … Continue reading See it Again – Red Belt