License to feel
SPOILER ALERT! I liked J. Edgar, the Clint Eastwood directed flick, written by Dustin Lance Black, about controversial crime fighter J. Edgar Hoover, played by Leonardo DiCaprio.
I just saw My Week With Marilyn at the New York Film Festival, and it turns out to be a sweet and incisive true story about a production assistant's interplay with the screen legend during the tumultuous filming of The Prince and the Showgirl. The gofer, Colin Clark (played with youthful wonder by ... More >>
We will never own one of these. Whee, the 62nd Annual (Primetime!) Emmys have been announced. There aren't that many surprises: As usual, HBO rocks, as does Mad Men, True Blood, 30 Rock, Glee, Neil Patrick Harris, and Tina Fey. Losties may get another chance to see the objects of their affect ... More >>
Kingsley Amis once wrote that those readers who disapprove of James Bond make Ian Fleming's super spy "sound like a systematic onslaught on everything decent and sensible in modern life." Amis, a Bond enthusiast who authored his own 007 novel under the pseudonym Robert Markham, rejected the idea tha ... More >>
Neither shaken nor stirred
The Bond franchise takes a gamble on a new guy and comes up aces
Thrillers! Satires! Westerns! Indies! Blockbusters! Sequels!