A few quick notes and links from my flurry of catching up: I can't believe it. After all of the buzz, the hype, the excitement, I've seen The Bourne Ultimatum, and I'm really, really disappointed. It's the least of the three... basically 112 minutes of action, with a plot thread that introduces absolutely ZERO new ideas to the series. Don't get me wrong... the action is slick and exhilarating. And it's still the best sequel of the summer. But the storytellers have utterly failed to take … [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...]