Gran Torino is a fine film, but it’s as deeply flawed as some of its characters. I can forgive its characters for their foibles, but not its filmmakers.
Time for this week’s Trailer Friday roundup!
Continue reading “Trailer Roundup (vol. 3): Wreath Movies”
A few weekends ago, I drove up into the mountains of Colorado. Was I going camping, you ask?
Here’s a fun list of stuff about which I am pretty passionate, about which I know at least slightly more than the average person and about which I am constantly in fear of talking too much.
Continue reading “10 things that make me a geek”
Never having been to a festival before, I only knew as much about indie movies as the local Blockbuster would rent me.
Continue reading “USA Film Festival, 2000”
When they call Election “wicked satire,” they mean it. Rushmore wasn’t half as crass yet twice as funny.
Continue reading “Rushmore vs. Election”
That both of these successful films are independent gives one a giddy sense of grass roots pride.
Continue reading “The Blair Witch Project vs. Pi”
Ushering in the new millennium of horror movies, one of these films is mighty, the other mediocre.
Continue reading “The Haunting vs. The Blair Witch Project”