“Hereafter” (2010) Directed and Produced by Clint Eastwood; Executive Producer, Steven Spielberg; Starring Matt Damon When I began watching Hereafter, I had no idea it was directed by Clint Eastwood Nor did I know it was executive produced by Steven Spielberg. When I finished watching Hereafter, and the credits informed me of legendary director and […]
“My Little Chickadee” (1940), starring Mae West and W.C. Fields, directed by Edward F. Cline In 1927, when Mae West was arrested for the first Broadway show she wrote and starred in, called “Sex,” and in 1937, when she appeared on an NBC comedy sketch and the FCC inveighed her performance as “vulgar and indecent,” […]
Information behavior Information behavior is a prominent area of research and has reached a status of an umbrella concept in the field of LIS, although its meaning can be seen as somewhat ambiguous (Savolainen, 2008). Furthermore, there are many related concepts such as human information behavior, information seeking behavior, information searching behavior and information use […]
George Clooney has signed on to direct and star in “Good Morning, Midnight” for Netflix. It will be his first project with the streaming service. Clooney and Smokehouse Pictures’ Grant Heslov will produce the adaptation of Lily Brooks-Dalton’s novel, “which follows a lonely scientist in the Arctic, as he races to make contact with the […]
Midsommar is a trip into a fairytale that oscillates between nightmare and oddity, humorous and grotesque, and is a great second outing for Ari Aster.
What happens when there is a 20-year-old film franchise, and its makers decide to create a new movie? You get two kinds of people who end up watching the film. One, a bunch of nostalgia-ridden millennials. Others who are new to the film and are watching it out of curiosity or plainly for entertainment. The […]
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2019 has not been kind to movies at the box office.
I worked a full day. During my lunch break, I waited in a line for twenty minutes to buy a beef burrito. I also went to buy a single scoop of malted milk chocolate ice cream. I thought of John Travolta’s character in “Pulp Fiction,” who found it hard to believe that a milk shake […]
The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir centers on Aja (Dhanush), a Mumbai resident who heads off to Paris in an attempt to meet a father he never knew. Directed by Ken Scott, the comedy has an epic scope and is powered by a charismatic (and believable) performance by Dhanush. I emailed several evergreen questions […]
My notes on The Laughing Policeman (1973)
Director: Mike Birbiglia Writer: Mike Birbiglia (Screenplay) Starring: Gillian Jacobs, Mike Birbiglia, Kate Micucci, Tami Sagher, Keegan-Michael Key, Emily Skeggs, Chris Gethard Plot: When a member of a popular New York City improv troupe gets a huge break, the rest of the group – all best friends – start to realize that not everyone […]
I tried my best not to look at IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes or Metacritic before I began writing my review of Late Night (Nisha Ganatra, 2019) but I couldn’t help myself. I wanted to see if anyone else had loved it as much as I had. With scores of 6.3, 79% and 71%, the response wasn’t […]
Release Date: March 12th, 2018 (SXSW) Directed by: Jenn Wexler Written by: Giaco Furino, Jenn Wexler Music by: Wade MacNeil, Andrew Gordon Macpherson Cast: Chloe Levine, Jeremy Holm, Granit Lahu, Jeremy Pope, Bubba Weiler, Amanda Grace Benitez Hood River Entertainment, Glass Eye Pix, 77 Minutes Review: “I kept your secret. I protected you.” – The […]