Film
thedebt
Film
Sep 9, 2011

THE DEBT DELIVERS

The Debt, a drama-thriller directed by John Madden and co-written by Matthew Vaughan, Jane Goldman and Peter Straughan, is a remake of the 2007 Israeli…read more >

contagion
Film
Sep 9, 2011

CONTAGION

I’ve had this infection on my ankle that has flared up on and off for the past month. After several cycles through the healthcare system,…read more >

musicneverstopped
Film
Aug 30, 2011

GRATEFUL FOR THE DEAD

One of the forgotten films of 2011 is a moving little picture by Jim Kohlberg and based on the Oliver Sacks essay “The Last Hippie.”…read more >

ouridiotbrother
Film
Aug 29, 2011

OUR IDIOT BROTHER

Yeah, yeah; it didn’t pull in much box office cash this opening weekend, but that should not deter the bright, conscious over-25er from spending 90…read more >

thehelp
Film
Aug 24, 2011

THE HELP

The theater lights dim and we enter Jackson, Mississippi, the 1960’s. Certainly no place to be if you were African American. Segregation is the norm…read more >

conan
Film
Aug 19, 2011

CONAN, THE HUMANITARIAN?

“To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentations of their women”, were Arnold Schwarzenegger’s first words when asked about…read more >

crazystupidlove
Film
Aug 19, 2011

CRAZY STUPID….LIKE

“You must go see Crazy Stupid Love,” my best friend’s husband told me recently.  “It will change your life.” Change my life? Says a BOY?  About…read more >

anotherearth
Film, Interviews
Aug 19, 2011

ANOTHER EARTH

Allow me to begin by sharing the fact that I know very little about outer space and that most of the scientific aspects of this…read more >

cowboysandaliens
Film
Aug 19, 2011

COWBOYS & ALIENS

When looking at the pedigree of Cowboys and Aliens one can’t help but be impressed with the level of talent and expertise that has been…read more >

riseplanetapes
Film
Aug 12, 2011

RISE…RE-IMAGINING THE APES FRANCHISE

In recent years, it’s become increasingly common for film studios to relaunch or ‘re-imagine’ classic franchises, with new plots, characters, origins, and takes by writers,…read more >