Today, in promotion of the new Focus Features film, A Place Beyond The Pines, we have two prize packs to give away.
The Dark Knight Rises is my worst movie of 2012. It’s Chris Nolan’s Batman & Robin. But, way less fun. So, it’s more like Batman & Robin AND a cancer diagnosis. Yay!
I kicked. I screamed. I howled. All under the guise of a headache, massively exacerbated by the noisy subway system. People stared! And my poor mother had no idea of the real cause. It was all thanks to C.H.U.D.
Every once in a while, if I dig deep enough, I’m rewarded by Netflix. Usually by the Foreign and Independent sections.
I miss seeing films that are this simple, no bombastic special effects that (can) disrupt a damn fine story. That is what The Sound of My Voice has.
Tackling it one show at a time like I did made me feel pretty hopeful. More wrinkles! Lower concentrations of white people! Hooray! HOWEVER….Looking at them all at once shows something different.
Having looked at female characters on network (young, mostly white) and cable television (less young, less white), let us now turn our attention to women in 2011;s biggest movie releases.
I think Bunraku came out of a discussion about who was more badass: Ron Perlman or Clancy Brown.
When I started working on this I got the weirdest little mind-worm — I started comparing the two principal actors to have played the titular barbarian (Arnold Schwarzenneger and Jason Momoa) to Van Halen frontmen David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar.