“Did Scorsese really direct that?”
The words were brief and fleeting, but I’ll eat my own ass if I didn’t hear them
The opening scene of the film is this painful sequence where he goes in the hole $44,000 to an insanely coked out mob dude…
Kore-eda succeeds thoroughly, and we feel like we are getting a real look at humanity.
A truly original motion picture is, like a deep-thinking conservative, a rare find in the world today. Given the sheer, deafening volume of cliché-ridden garbage that seems to flow endlessly from the sewers of Hollywood, it seems almost impossible that a work of daring and mad brilliance could ever be produced in any corner of […]
Directed by Alexander Payne Based on the novel by Louis Begley Starring – Jack Nicholson as Warren Schmidt – Hope Davis as Jeannie Schmidt – Dermont Mulroney as Randall Hertzel – Kathy Bates gets naked! Everyone who sees About Schmidt is probably going to comment on how Jack Nicholson played the anti-Nicholson. How his […]
“Take away our right to say ‘fuck’ and you take away our right to say ‘fuck the government’.”
A funny thing happened on the way to New York: I actually saw a decent movie on an airplane while sitting in coach.
This was supposed to be the absolute Holy Fucking Grail.
For me, 2005 was a year best forgotten. At least I assume so, since I can barely remember any of it. I think I got out to the theater twice, and each time sitting in the dark without any intoxicants to extinguish my thoughts was such a trial, that I kept looking up and expecting […]