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We were discussing Rocky at work the other night, and we were all in agreement that it is an exceptional movie.

Again, not a movie in one of the sports categories I am covering, Boxing, but nonetheless one of the best movies ever made. 133 more words

Sports Movies

The Half-Year Awards for Film -- The Final Tally

Last week, I listed the most outstanding performers, writers, directors, and designers we’ve seen in film so far this year. Consider it a sort of six-months-in Oscars. 257 more words


Gravity (PG-13)

2 Stars
Director: Alfonso Cuaron
Writer: Alfonso Cuaron, Jonas Cuaron
Runtime: 2 hr. 4 min.
Released: October 4, 2013
Warner Bros. Pictures

I was wildly disappointed with Gravity. 849 more words

The Promise

The Promise (承诺) from Clayton Lai on Vimeo.

A short, moving film about a father-son relationship.

This is to all the fathers in the world who support their families in strong, silent, unwavering ways. 48 more words


Cliff's Picks for Best Director

Here they are, the best of the best!  As with my votes for Best Actress, I’m going about this in two ways.  First, the old-fashioned method: I’m casting my… 342 more words

Quest Stats

The End of Another Quest

I sure cut this one a bit closer than last time!  But of course I got there in time to see Robert Altman’s Los Angeles epic unfold from start to finish, with a wonderful pre-screening conversation with Altman’s widow, Kathryn Reed, and co-writer, Frank Barhydt! 24 more words