Tag Archives: Film

For me “It’s” quite clear

I can’t begin to explain the joy I get from Nancy Meyers’ films. She does middle class dinner scenes of people laughing and drinking wine better than anyone! Her films make you want to dive through the screen into this … Continue reading

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“So it begins…”

Production has begun in Wellington, New Zealand today for Peter Jackson’s new film “The Hobbit”. Due to us already experiencing what would normally be the only life-span of a film’s life (The Lord of the Rings Trilogy) it makes it … Continue reading

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“Stardust Memories” review

Right of the bat I’d have to recommend that you see Federico Fellini’s “8 ½” before viewing this. Allen’s film parallels Fellini’s, although that being said, both films are quite different. This is an Allen film through and through. He … Continue reading

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“The Ghost Writer” review

  A writer (Played by the competent and easy to watch Ewen McGregor) is hired to help write the memoirs of former British Prime Minister Adam Lang.  But things aren’t as simple as all that when McGregor starts to think … Continue reading

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“Solino” review

I don’t feel like this breaks too much new ground. The tone is very familiar. It feels a bit like “Cinema Paradiso”. Which isn’t a bad thing, but don’t go in expecting things you haven’t already seen. Although it does … Continue reading

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“Brokeback Mountain” review

I wasn’t sure what to watch yesterday. I sat looking at my DVD collection and opted to rewatch this. Good decision on my behalf. Oscars night of 2006 a travesty happened… “Crash” was awarded Best Picture over this and Spielberg’s … Continue reading

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“The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call – New Orleans” review

Nicolas Cage! Some don’t think too highly of him, others – like myself – like to praise his great acting talent, which is on show here in Werner Herzog’s stylish police drama set during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. There … Continue reading

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