Eat, Pray, Love and a Few Conditions of My Own

Thanks to chongweikk.com for forwarding the link to this Eat, Pray, Love video to an Eddie Vedder song. And Jennybee forwarded me this interesting (bitchmagazine.org, best URL ever) but, I think, off base article on the film (or perhaps, the book). The author makes many very good...
Posted On 10 Aug 2010

Fever Pitch: Reese and Nora take on Peggy Lee

The Hollywood Reporter, via Craig Kennedy, has announced that Nora Ephron will write and direct a Peggy Lee biopic. ¬†Reese Witherspoon already secured the rights and may star in the production, but is definitely producing, along with Marc Platt (Legally Blonde). ¬†Wouldn’t...
Posted On 10 Aug 2010

Cinema Paranoia: Roman Polanski and Ghosts

How do we start talking about Roman Polanski? His most recent film, The Ghost Writer, was upstaged and rendered obsolete the moment he was captured and held under house arrest in Switzerland. The debate here in America reached a kind of hysteria. Thus, there was no room, nor any...
Posted On 08 Aug 2010

Robert Duvall in Get Low

It takes a truly talented actor to make us forget about the cliches and sappiness of a screenplay. Robert Duvall does just that in Aaron Schneider's 'Get Low'. The film has enough church-ism preaching to get any moviegoer crazy but its heart lies in Duvall's uncanny ability to...

Makes You Wonder – Facebook or YouTube?

The Social Network has our attention for two reasons and two reasons only: David Fincher and Aaron Sorkin. And there is a thin line between greatness and pointlessness, or “stupid and … clever.” I would argue that YouTube has been far more influential than...
Posted On 05 Aug 2010