Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Spaced: Season 1

Want to know where the ideas in Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz come from? Watch this delightful, geeky series.

Saturday, February 21, 2009

Gran Torino

Don't see this film for its simple messages. See it for the character Eastwood creates, and how he mirrors all our lives.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

John Adams

I am surprised at how much I didn't (and did) know about Adams' career. My hat is off to both Giamatti and Linney (and Polley).

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

House M.D.: Season 4

Best written show on television today. And medical mystery dramas are triply hard to pull off.

Monday, February 2, 2009

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Sure, it's a wonderful treatise on aging, but did it have to include every thought about aging anyone has ever had?