Archives for July 19, 2010

The Affleck Affect: Actors Who are Better at Directing

Sure, Ben Affleck starred in a couple of disposable films. I still like the guy.Maybe if I'd had to suffer through Gigli, I'd feel differently. But I loved his turn in Good Will Hunting, thought he did his best as Jack Ryan, and I even enjoyed him in the not-so-memorable films Bounce and Jersey Girl. I just think he needs the right roles, the right scripts. … [Read more...]

Name That Storybook contests.

You're invited to play a new game I've begun on my Tumblr site. (You have to register for Tumblr to play, which is quick and free.)It's called Name That Storybook. … [Read more...]