Talking about growing up and watching the Adventure Time finale on my 25th birthday.
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Challenges the Coen Brothers’ Nihilism
The Coen Brothers tell six neat stories that actually feel like a cohesive whole because… well, they’re the Coen Brothers, come on.
Judd Apatow Captures Familial Love in Avett Brothers Music Doc May It Last
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
A Ghost Story is an Intimate and Cosmic Masterpiece
David Lowery has become one of my favorite up-and-coming directors. I remember enjoying his art house western Ain’t Them Bodies Saints (2013), but he really earned my interest with his decision to direct a Disney children’s movie, Pete’s Dragon (2016). Lowery executed a potentially soulless mission with care and grace. He didn’t sell-out, Disney bought-in.… Continue reading A Ghost Story is an Intimate and Cosmic Masterpiece
Subjectivity in Chicago
Sorry La La Land, but the Oscar goes to Chicago.
The Lost City of Z Obsessively Obsesses over Obsession
A movie that grabs you and doesn’t let go.