Michael Leary’s Top 10 of 2005

One of my favorite film writers, Michael Leary, who blogs at ImageFacts, sees more of the international highlights than I do, partly due to living between Chicago and Scotland. Thus, I've been eagerly awaiting his Top Ten list, and here I am, reading it at The Matthews House Project and taking notes for future DVD rentals... I haven't seen the film he put at #1. … [Read more...]

Specials: "Bourne 3… 3 as the Wind…" Plus: Indy 4, Jurassic 4, "Capote" beats "Brokeback." Praising "The New World."

Monday is Sequel News Day! "BOURNE THREE... THREE AS THE WIND..." For updates on The Bourne Ultimatum, Indy 4, and Jurassic Park 4, click here. (Looks like Jason Bourne may have a new main squeeze. And no, it's not Ben Affleck.) NATIONAL SOCIETY OF FILM CRITICS DOESN'T GO BROKEBACK The NSFC names Capote as Best Picture! 5 C's in a row! CHICAGO CRITICS CROWN CRASH, CACHE A good day for Crash and Cache... but not Johnny Cash. "THE MOST MOVING AMERICAN [FILM] IN THE FIFTEEN YEARS … [Read more...]

"Wild Thing" Spike Jonze has his new project…

According to Variety, Spike Jonze is the man that Warner Brothers is depending on to take us... Where the Wild Things Are. Let's see... with Curious George also on the way, what other beloved children's books are waiting for their champion? … [Read more...]


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