Bookmarks for January 12

It’s Really Not That ComplicatedWhile I do not completely agree with Noah Forrest’s take on the Nancy Meyers’ Romantic Drama-dy, It’s Complicated, I do agree that Meyers does take some easy-way-outs to facilitate the story, rather than any sort of realism. As a bonus there is some interesting ‘Best TV of the Decade” stuff...

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67th Annual Golden Globe Nominations

I know that the thumbs snubbed at the Golden Globes each year is just something I have to deal with, but honestly, there are things to really like about this award ceremony. One, it splits up the acting awards into two groups: drama and musical or comedy. The ceremony itself is rather short and to the point which I rather like and maybe most importantly to us...

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Bookmarks for August 10th through August 11th

What we’ve been reading – August 10th through August 11th: New York Film Festival 2009 LineupAlain Resnais’ new film, “Wild Grass” (Les Herbes folles), recently acquired by Sony Pictures Classics, will open the 2009 New York Film Festival on September 25, 2009. Lineup also includes Almodovar, von Trier, Breillat, Solondz, Denis...

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Bookmarks for July 24th through July 27th

What we’ve been reading – July 24th through July 27th: Curse of the time banditsAs Blockbuster length increases, Mike Goodridge asks the question if viewers benefit from these lengths in terms of story telling, or is bloated length just a way to imply 'EVENT.' Is the story benefiting from these 2.5+ hour blockbusters? All I Know Is, This Is...

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