Monday, August 31, 2009

The Sting

Charles Durning on Paul Newman: "Acting with Paul...what? There didn't seem to be anything there. Then, in the rushes, it was like I wasn't even there."

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Vicky Cristina Barcelona

For all that I find the thesis so very disturbing, this ranks among my top 5 favorite Woody Allen flicks.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Monday, August 17, 2009


"Yo, bros before hos, man!" Ugh, why do I expect anything different from a Michael Bay movie?

Sunday, August 16, 2009


The Little Mermaid as seen through Hayao Miyazaki's eyes. (Original title: Gake no ue no Ponyo)

Friday, August 14, 2009

Julie & Julia

Three things they did right: the voice, eating with gusto in nearly every scene, and butter. Butter, butter, butter.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Role Models

It's official. There's a new sub-genre of film: Geek-Tastic.

Two Lovers

It's not possible to watch this without incorporating some of Joaquin Phoenix's troubles into the character. I'm not sure that's a bad thing.

Saturday, August 8, 2009

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Surprisingly touching. America Ferrara's diatribe against weight discrimination is also spot-on.

Friday, August 7, 2009