February 11, 2003

THE HOURS – A handy title that not only names the film, but also aptly describes how long every minute of this dreadful piece of cinematic doo-doo feels to the members of the audience – This is a movie about three different women in three different decades. The only thing good here is the three women, played by the legendary Meryl Streep, the always compelling Julianne Moore, and the greatest actress out there right now, Nicole Kidman. (Was she this… Read more

February 4, 2003

Everywhere I go, people ask me for recommendations of movies and TV shows. “What’s good out there that we should see?” This blog will be serve hopefully as a more pastoral response than my stock response: “Someday, I’m going to make a list…” I am indebted to one of my Act One students, Sean Domachowski, for getting sick of hearing me promise to make a list, and creating this blog for me. (Yes, I abandoned the sola-yellow version. Now, we… Read more

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