Sunday, February 28, 2010

Sunday, February 21, 2010


What a fascinating profession, casketing. And, oh, so very Japanese. (Original title: Okuribito)

The Hurt Locker

Hubby thinks this is about futility. I think it's about addiction. It's safe to assume we're both right.

Saturday, February 20, 2010


Cons: the editing, the sound, the abysmal acting, the confusing final sequence. Pros: original graphic novel drawn by a pal.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

The Proposal

Recipe: basic guy-meets-girl base, peppered with clever lines and shaken between two comedians. Plus: a large dose of hot sauce for Bullock taking it all off.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

In the Loop

"At the end of a war, you need some soldiers left, really, or else it looks like you've lost." If I were Gandolfini, I would have paid to deliver that line.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

The Brothers Bloom

First half hour: delicious, actorly tics. Rest of film: the fatal mistake of getting too serious.

Sunday, February 7, 2010


Bill Murray is, now, officially the funniest man alive.

A Single Man

I wish I hadn't known who Tom Ford was prior to watching the film. (Colin Firth is pretty stellar, though.)

Wednesday, February 3, 2010