Waitress (2007)

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Fans of Firefly and Serenity, don’t despair. The charismatic Nathan Fillion may have a bright big-screen future ahead of him. In Waitress, Fillion is fantastic as Dr. Pomatter, the amorous doctor who comes to the rescue when a pregnant and perturbed young beauty named Jenna, played by Keri Russell, finds herself in a nightmare marriage. But there’s a problem. Both Jenna and her good doctor are married — Jenna to a hard-hearted, self-absorbed monster called Earl (Jeremy Sisto), and … [Read more...]

“Fay Grim” and “Waitress”

During hours when I couldn't write over the last couple of weeks, I managed to wedge in two films...   Fay Grim 'Tis the summer of sequels. But forget Spidey, Captain Jack, and Jason Bourne... I know what you've REALLY been waiting to see. The follow-up to Henry Fool!! What? You haven’t? You never saw Hal Hartley’s sick and twisted 1998 comedy about the garbage man who became a famous poet? If you want a witty, challenging comedy about art, pornography, poetry, trash, … [Read more...]