Two Visits to London, Two Well-Rounded Characters


This weekend, I had an incredible amount of writing to accomplish. So I only allowed myself two breaks, and I stuffed them with two movies.I chose wisely.The two I chose have a few things in common. Both films take us to London. Both bring beloved characters to life (one fictional, one historical). And both of those characters are... shall we say... well-rounded? … [Read more...]

Another Year (2011)

My thoughts on Another Year — and its commonalities with the film Win Win — are up at Image. … [Read more...]

Squirming in My Theatre Seat: Thoughts on “Another Year” and “Win Win”

My thoughts on two excellent new films are up at Image today. … [Read more...]

My First Great Moviegoing Experience of 2011

The first month of 2011 is wrapping up, and I must say that I've enjoyed having time to see movies again.I doubt I'll ever go back to the unhealthy pace of three or four movies a week that I suffered a few years back when I was reviewing films regularly. These days I can pick and choose, and write about those that inspire me instead of those that are assigned to me, and take the time to craft some thoughts about them that I won't want to completely revise a week later.It's a good … [Read more...]