If you, dear reader, decide to watch Gates of Heaven, something I do not recommend, please prepare yourself ahead of time. Prepare yourself to learn more about the internment of animals than you likely care to know. Prepare yourself for a level of shifty corporations, and for the little man fighting a battle they can not win. Prepare yourself to a pretty good guitar solo.Read more "Errol Morris Gates of Heaven"
Good morning, I am working on my post for the Oh, Canada Blogathon but I wanted to take a moment to log some recent viewings, now with added dinosaurs. Jurassic World – dir. Colin Trevorrow – 5.6 – All of the joy of themes by John Williams with none of that pesky charm of the […]Read more "Quick Hits"
January 7th, 2004 was a chilly day. Bruce and I drove from his parents home downtown to sit is perhaps the worst seats in the house to see David Bowie. The stage was dressed with white trees and his full band. Around the halfway mark in the concert he stopped to gab and said that […]Read more "David Bowie"
Mad Max: Fury Road dir. George Miller – 7.8 – This is the first Mad Max film I have watched. Sure, I’ve seen clips from the earlier ones but it never grabbed me. If it was not for several friends telling me about the anti-patriarchy themes I may have passed over this one as well. I am […]Read more "Mad Max: Fury Road"
Thoughts on The Orphic Trilogy, The Hundred-Foot Journey, a few Jean Vigo film, Blind Chance, and the Man Who Fell to Earth.Read more "Orpheus and other Recent Viewings"