Things have changed.Read More The Tens: Best Of Film 2018
(A “Then & Now” perspective.) This Top 10 is actually a 20, because sometimes ten just isn’t enough. Actually, it’s because that’s how I wrote it back when it was originally published a decade ago, and if I’m bothering to re-post it I may as well re-post the whole thing, right?Read More The Tens: Best Of Film 2005
We are officially wrapping up the fall TV season now, as most shows have begun or are about to take a hiatus for the holidays, and others are taking a hiatus for… ever. Farewell, A To Z! Good riddance, Selfie! Manhattan Love Story, we hardly knew ye!Read More ‘Freak’ Of The Weak: Fall TV Roulette (Part Three)
Marriage is hard work. Ben Affleck said it, rather awkwardly, in his Oscars acceptance speech for Argo, allowing us to wonder what hells he and Jennifer Garner had been through that caused him to profess such a sentiment in front of millions of viewers. And this year, Affleck stars in Gone Girl, a movie that […]Read More ‘Rigby’ Goes Down: Marriage Is A Bummer From Both Perspectives
(Movies discussed in this post: Martha Marcy May Marlene, Bellflower, Red State, Higher Ground, Take Shelter.) “We all go a little mad sometimes,” a very famous movie character said. He was not nominated for an Oscar, but he should have been. It was Anthony Perkins in Psycho, a little mad indeed. (Okay, that’s an understatement.) […]Read More Martha Marcy May Michael Shannon: Movie Madness 2011
(Films discussed in this post: Melancholia, Another Earth.) Believe it or not, Melancholia is the second 2011 drama about a young, hot woman preoccupied with a fictional planet. And no. Neither of them is Pluto.Read More ‘Melancholia’ Is Depressing. Surprise!