A month or so ago I finally saw Rosemary’s Baby for the first time. My S.O. had been trying to watch it with me for awhile, and I always pushed it off. (I don’t watch a lot of scary movies). This week I watched Todd Haynes’ film Safe, on the recommendation of another friend. With… Continue reading The Metaphor of Chronic Illness in Rosemary’s Baby & Safe
True confession time: Joe Wright’s 2005 Pride & Prejudice is one of my all-time favorite movies. I am in love with both Keira Knightley as Elizabeth, and Matthew MacFadyen as Darcy. Early Rosamund Pike and Jena Malone performances are icing on this extra yummy cookie dough feast. The cinematography, production design and and all-around world… Continue reading Darkest Hour
Moonlight and Carol of Oscar-seasons past paved the LGBT path for the cum-filled peachy delight that is Call Me By Your Name. But not everyone was as excited to bite into that decadent jizz fruit as I was. Actor James Woods, whose IMDB page inaccurately calls him “strangely handsome,” (because honestly, he’s just strange) was… Continue reading Call Me By Your Name (Call Me When You Have A Good Opinion, James Woods)
As we turn the ripe old age of one we take time to reflect on the past year.
I have a brother and we worked together for close to twenty years. Our “band” broke up in 2006 after we sold our business. Like the Avett’s, we never really had a fight, and also like the subjects of this film, our parents provided us with solid relationship tools and an understanding of the importance… Continue reading Judd Apatow Captures Familial Love in Avett Brothers Music Doc May It Last
SAMUEL RUSSELL: Critics seem to love Steven Soderbergh. I personally don’t have too much of an opinion on the guy. I saw the Oceans movies when they were in theaters, but hardly remember them at this point, and I saw Magic Mike, which I remember feeling underwhelmed by. Logan Lucky apparently marks a return from… Continue reading Logan Lucky’s Solid Performances Make A Clichéd Plot Fun