Month: November 2008


The passing of Prop. 8 in California. The loss of Brokeback Mountain at the Oscars to the trivial Crash. All symbols that even in today’s seemingly advanced society, there is still severe prejudice against the homosexual community. MoreRead Full Review

I’ve Loved You So Long

When we think of the great premiere films from directors, our minds automatically go to Citizen Kane for Orson Welles, Blood Simple for the Coen Brothers, and most recently Michael Clayton for Tony Gilroy. You can add I’ve Loved You SoRead Full Review

Synecdoche, New York

Everything that I’ve admired about films penned by Charlie Kaufman is the limitless creativity and fearlessness in which the strangeness is unleashed. After Being John Malkovich, Adaptation., and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, I figured that thereRead Full Review


Certain actors would have to spend years to pull off the balancing act that Sally Hawkins performs in Mike Leigh’s new film, Happy-Go-Lucky. It is a work of delight, charisma, and poignancy all wrapped up intoRead Full Review

Role Models

Role Models is a nifty little comedy. It holds a formulaic plot, but not the kind that makes you gag, but the kind that draws attention to the plot and not the formula. Despite popular belief,Read Full Review