Category Archives: Movies

Review: Don’t Think Twice (2016)

My review of Don’t Think Twice is up at Rogerebert.com. I love Mike Birbiglia. I’ve seen his standup act and adore him. I love Sleepwalk With Me. His latest, Don’t Think Twice, is amazing. Making a film like this – … Continue reading

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Review: Quitters (2016)

I didn’t really care for this one. I attempted to express why in my review at Rogerebert.com.

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Snapshots

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these, which used to be a regular feature. — I went to the beach on Saturday to escape the mugginess, the stickiness, and because I am bogged down with two deadlines, … Continue reading

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Phantom Boy (2016)

Phantom Boy, the latest animated film from Oscar-nominated team Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagnol is really enjoyable. My review of Phantom Boy is now up at Rogerebert.com.

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Captain Fantastic (2016)

Very sanctimonious and I did not care for it and that might piss people off since the movie will probably be referred to as “life-affirming” and “heart-warming” and God help anyone who harshes anyone else’s soft-hearted mellow (I’m close to … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Abbas Kiarostami

Iconic Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami has died at the age of 76, causing shock waves to erupt through the film world, his fans, and the critics who loved him. If you’ve seen just one of his films, you will know … Continue reading

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June 2016 Viewing Diary

Homeland Season 3, Episode 4 “Game On” (2013; d. David Nutter) Hey, Nutter, what’s up? Thanks for the Supernatural pilot. Going on 12 seasons now, you set it up real good. I have now watched up until Season 5 of … Continue reading

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Life, Animated (2016)

I wept openly during this beautiful emotional documentary about Owen Suskind, a kid who developed autism at age 3, retreated from the world, until he discovered that he could communicate to the outside world – as well as express his … Continue reading

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Carnage Park (2016)

Dumb. Derivative. Empty. My review of Carnage Park is now up at Rogerebert.com.

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Fonts in Space

It’s best not to provide a preamble to this marvelous post. It’s best to go into it cold, like I did. If you’re interested in fonts, well … it will be a post made in heaven. If you’re insanely observant … Continue reading

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