With all the recent remakes out there, I feel the need to offer a little direction to any producer listening. Please remake Grapes of Wrath. John Steinbeck’s novel is (one of) the best of all classic American novels, but the ancient film just doesn’t do it justice. Censored and abridged almost to the point of […]
Reblogged from composersofsibelius: Let’s support this for a better future. Off topic, but worthwhile… I want my high speed trains! Sign the petition won’t you please?
Finally got around to watching K-PAX. The first thing I wondered was how did I not hear of this movie sooner (like, a decade ago when it came out…)? Then I saw that its release date is October of 2001 – not a great time for me, so I guess that explains how I managed […]
Yet another movie where I find myself struggling to decide who I should be rooting for, or even who I want to root for, Looper is one hell of a fun ride. After time travel is invented and promptly outlawed, the mob uses time travel as a means of disposing of bodies (which has […]
October chill is here! Dark shadows return. (Dark Shadows, now there‘s good TV, half a century old like all good TV is!) And my unexplainable urge to watch horror movies is back. But this year I think I’ll take a break from the worst of the worst, especially after the Paranormal Activity 3 thing last […]
I, being homebound by a bout with the ol’ strep throat, took the opportunity to re-watch The Truman Show. I loved this movie when I first saw it and I loved it even more this time. I remembered vaguely that the movie had a powerful story, but I had forgotten how much the music contributes […]
So I’ve been very busy late and haven’t had much chance to watch movies, much less blog about them. What follows pretty much sums up the summer for me: In the Netflix realm, I had my first vanished disk. I ordered the American Solaris followed back to back by the original Russian film (which I […]