Tag Archives: Sam Rockwell

A Streetcar Named Desire: That’s What Williams Wrote. Deal With It.

A re-post for the anniversary of Streetcar debuting on Broadway. I wrote this essay after seeing a 2011 production of Streetcar at Williamstown. Directed by David Cromer Starring Sam Rockwell as Stanley Kowalski, Jessica Hecht as Blanche DuBois, Ana Reeder … Continue reading

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May 2019 Viewing Diary

Again, just like my April viewing diary, this will be a pretty tough read for anyone not into Supernatural. It may be a tough read for those who DO watch Supernatural (especially if you loved the last 3 seasons. If … Continue reading

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April 2019 Viewing Diary

I have had an extremely challenging month. Things got slightly spooky. This looks INSANE when written out like this. And believe it or not, I was super busy this month. I wrote like 5 gigantic pieces, and somehow managed to … Continue reading

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Fosse/Verdon: first teaser trailer

Starring Sam Rockwell as Bob Fosse and Michelle Williams as Gwen Verdon. I’ve been excited about this since I first heard it was happening last year, and here’s the first glimpse. I’m so psyched about this that I’m almost scared. … Continue reading

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August 2018 Viewing Diary

Ballerina (2009; d. Bertrand Normand) I tripped over this documentary on FilmStruck (I love dance documentaries), and it’s really really good. Not only do you get to know a bunch of different dancers, but it’s a portrait of what ballet … Continue reading

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Review: Blue Iguana (2018)

The poster kind of expresses the dumb derivative-ness of this movie. But listen, there’s a small screwball rom-com in there struggling to be free. So I’ll give it props for that. Also it gave me a chance to write about … Continue reading

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August 2015 Viewing Diary

Smell of Camphor, Scent of Jasmine (2000; d. Bahman Farmanara). A profound and touching (and very funny) film from Iran, written and directed by and starring Farmanara. It tells the story of a death-obsessed film director who hasn’t made a … Continue reading

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The Way Way Back (2013)

Liam James is one of the most believable 14-year-old kids in movies I’ve seen in a long long time. He carries himself like he doesn’t know what to do with his arms, his neck. He’s still growing, and he’s not … Continue reading

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Seen Recently: Une Affaire Des Femmes (1988), Seven Psychopaths (2012), Battle of Algiers (1966), The Bling Ring (2013), Tomorrow (1972)

Une Affaire des Femmes or: Story of Women directed by Claude Chabrol This movie is as deep as the Mariana Trench. I suppose it all depends on which angle you want to look at it, which filter you want to … Continue reading

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Boys I Love

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these. Today it’s a toss-up.

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