A long list of films and shows I watched and loved in 2020.
My first ever year end list about anything! It sure beats writing about iPhones...
To begin - this may be the best television show I have ever seen. I say may only because several other shows I discovered in this past year (which has more to do with my stubbornness than my ignorance, but that is for another time) are of such amazing quality it would be hard to … Continue reading Television – Orphan Black
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
In which I give a long explanation which I find riveting.
Where I admit to being a poor music writer.
Rotten Tomato Freshness Meter: Critics - 64% Audience - 62% What You Should Know: This film does not feature a lot of gadgets or villains bent on world domination/destruction. The two central characters of the film, James Bond and Camille Montes (played by Olga Kurylenko) do not have a love story. This film, like Casino Royale, does … Continue reading See it Again: Quantum of Solace
3-13-08 I would be telling a lie if I claimed to be a fan of westerns. I think I have seen my share although there are a great many classic westerns that I have not seen nor do I plan to see. Why is this? I think my expectations as to what a western should … Continue reading 3:10 to Yuma
While visiting the trailers page on Apple’s website today I saw the poster of the film The Father of My Children. On it is a quote from Gavin Smith, editor of Film Comment magazine which reads -- "Deeply Moving. Incredibly tender and heartbreaking without ever getting sentimental." I am, admittedly, a bit picky about some … Continue reading What’s Wrong with Sentiment?