Saturday, August 07, 2021
FIVE FOR THE AGES: 2021 SO FAR
I haven’t seen much so far in 2021, and much of it has been either worthy, if flawed ( Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain ) or flat-o...
Saturday, May 08, 2021
RETURN TO MOVIE FOREVER:
VS. THE PANDEMIC, plus GODZILLA VS. KONG
So we went to the movies last Sunday night. 422 days previous, to celebrate Emma’s 20th birthday, we saw our last movie in a theater. And ...
Robert Altman’s Kansas City (1996) has the 1934 milieu of the Midwest hub down pat, from the eye-popping production design and costuming, t...
Sunday, April 25, 2021
THE FATHER (2020) + OSCAR PREDIX
The Father (2020) begins with classical music on the soundtrack and glimpses into a quiet, spacious, generously decorated flat occupied by ...
Monday, January 18, 2021
THE THEATER OF THE EVERYDAY:
DAGUERRÉOTYPES, CAR WASH, LARCENY INC.
It’s weird how disparate movies can come together in your experience without any preconceived design. I certainly didn’t approach my long ho...
Sunday, January 03, 2021
2020/BEST OF/END OF
A few days ago, I overheard a coworker on a Zoom call preparing to give 2020 the old heave-ho, and among his list of complaints about the ye...
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