I want to start this with a dream that plagued me for most of my marriage. I never talked about … More
Earthlings by Sayaka Murata
I had first experienced Murata’s work after reading Dwight Garner’s great review and Motoko Rich’s work in the New York … More
The Neverending Story & Labyrinth 30th
I was lucky to have the opportunity to head to the local cineplex the past two weekends with the kids … More
#66 Vampyr (1932)
A man arrives at an inn. He is brought into a spooky, terrifying world that he didn’t expect. We discover the … More
#1022 The Lord of the Rings – The Return of the King (2003)
Some of the best lines appear in the third film in terms of the soliloquies, fraternity in the face of insurmountable odds, breathtaking images of architecture and the Army of the Dead whisking past Aragon’s beautiful hair as he attacks in slow motion in at least three parts of the film…. It is awe inspiring and beautiful, exciting and unique, sprawling and gorgeous with this incredible hybrid CGI / real New Zealand atmosphere.
#1021 The Lord of the Rings – The Two Towers (2002)
The premise of the sequel ramps up the energy and momentum of the first, and this second film takes what wonders, artwork, genius, and brilliant performances existed in the first film and tweak them to present a glorious and magnificent film that outshines the first.
#1020 The Lord of the Rings- The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Over the past two nights, I watched the 210 minute extended edition (30 mins longer, reedited, remastered, and rescored) of … More
#1 Le Voyage dans la Lune (Rest. 1902/2011)
Today I watched the restored, colorized version of A Trip to the Moon from 1902 (but the restored, colorized version … More