To Savor or To Save?

E.B. White, in an interview with The New York Times in 1969, said: … [Read more...]

Browser, 6/11: Radiohead w/lasers!; My Chat with Kim Ketola; “WALL-E”; “Where the Wild Things Are”; Outlandish Outlander; Sixpence None the Richer; E.B. White

Radiohead laser showThe new Radiohead video didn't use any cameras. It used lasers.And now, I challenge you to fill in the blank with something that would catch everyone by surprise. For their next video... Radiohead won't use any cameras. They'll use __________________.Thanks to my good friend Henrik Lind for the link!-Hellboy 2, WALL-E, Kung Fu Panda, Get Smart, and My Kid Could Paint ThatMy latest live-radio chat about new releases with Kim Ketola on "Along the Way" is … [Read more...]

Will “Charlotte’s Web” Be Broken?

One of my worst film-adaptation nightmares looks like it's about ready to come true.Charlotte's Web, one of my favorite children's books, was made into a fine animated film decades ago. But with the success of Babe, it became inevitable that the book would be turned into a live-action talking-animal movie.I hoped and hoped they would do the job with dignity.But alas, I've just seen a preview, and my worst fears are realized:The trailer prominently displays a moment when a rat is … [Read more...]


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