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Listen Up Birdman (This Week's Movies)

Links to my reviews published this week in the Herald and Seattle Weekly, and etc.

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance). “Keaton is a splendidly weathered, human presence.” (In case of… 100 more words


 Greetings again from the darkness. A surefire indication that a movie is a must-see for me are the words “based on a story by Edgar Allan Poe” … no matter how loosely. 393 more words


Film Review: 'Stonehearst Asylum'

The lunatics have seldom taken over the asylum so literally, yet to so little reward, as in “Stonehearst Asylum.” Not exactly qualifying as horror, costume drama, mystery, parable or satire, this well-mounted Gothic meller — as much as it’s anything — arrives top-heavy with prestige British acting talent but never quite finds its footing, or a discernible point. 673 more words


The Call

The Call stars Halle Berry as Jordan, a veteran 911 call operator. She has been with the company for years, but due to a bad call years ago she now works in the training department. 292 more words


Iowa Native Tom Arnold Sends Long Distance Endorsement

DES MOINES, Iowa — Hollywood funny man and Iowa native Tom Arnold has a new video out that includes John Wayne, a baby and an endorsement. 36 more words


Forever: Mysteries Are Better With A British Accent

Creator(s): Matthew Miller

Network/Writer(s): ABC/Matthew Miller

Director: Brad Anderson

Actors: Ioan Gruffudd, Alana De La Garza, Judd Hirsch, Joel David Moore, Mackenzie Mauzy

Tagline/Summary: Who says you only live once? 616 more words

2014 Fall Pilots

The Machinist (2004)

I’ve been consuming a lot of media lately… may as well start with what I most recently finished.

Spoilers ahead…

For some reason, I was in the mood for a “psychological thriller” (whatever that means) last night, so  302 more words