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"Ida" Review

Pawel Pawlikowski’s latest film Ida showed at one of my favorite local art-house theatres for over a month before I finally made myself go and see it. 1,316 more words


"God's Not Dead", Or, How Not to Make a Faith Movie

God’s Not Dead is one part of the latest wave of Christian films that were released over the past few months, including films such as… 1,354 more words


PILLOW TALK (1959, dir. Michael Gordon)

As they are about humorous, convoluted and un/likely courtships, Romantic Comedies also often function as lifestyle fantasies. This feature of the genre was a knowing, blatantly stated component of David Wain’s recent Rom-Com spoof… 2,213 more words


Robots in Reprise

Yeah, it’s been a week since I actually saw this, but frankly I needed the time to think through and absorb precisely what I’ve seen. 1,237 more words

Mankind Is Yet To Recognize My Genius

#75: Dances with Wolves

Dir. Kevin Costner
Starring Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Floyd ‘Red Crow’ Westerman
Watched on: Well…

Perhaps this undermines the integrity of my little project here, but I just couldn’t bear to sit through… 816 more words

Skip's Quips: 'Random Harvest' and the Art of (De)crying

Caught Random Harvest on TCM last night.

What a weeper. I mean, wow is it a weeper. Not my cup of tears, either.

Oh, I like Ronald Colman, don’t get me wrong. 114 more words