Wall-E - We watched this because apparently part of the concept behind it was it was supposed to be like a Buster Keaton film. I gotta say, while I have a few issues with it, this is a pretty damn well made film, excellent visual storytelling, and solid social commentary for a mainstream kids film. Really great.
The General - Mmmmm, my love for this film increases with each viewing. Buster Keaton is insane.
Please Give Manhattan couple has a messy life. Catherine Keener is marvelous as a woman who feels so much guilt for being affluent she hands out money to just about anyone she decides needs it. 3.75 stars.
L'enfance Nue (Naked Childhood) This film about a troubled boys abandonment by his mother to temporary foster homes goes nowhere and ends with no resolution. Amateurish acting adds to a disappointing watch. 2 stars
"Interesting, I've never gotten a dvd when I was expecting a blu-ray. Maybe better quality control at my local distribution center.
In the early blu-ray days I did get several shattered discs arrive (I blame that on the post office rather…"
"Wadjda (German-Saudi Arabia. 2012)=Filmed entirely in Saudi Arabia, a country where movie theaters are banned, and by the first female Saudi Arabian director, this movie has garnered numerous film nominations.
It's still on the…"
The most overlooked genre in the industry. Documentaries have evolved into a beautiful medium over the years. Taking filmmakers at the top of their craft who inform, empower, expose but most importantly entertain in the process. Lets discuss themSee More
"Yes, thanks for ghostery, that one's very useful.
"While Knalds and Baff are perfectly correct - NF is far from perfect and things don't always work like they are supposed to. So don't be surprised when the wrong version arrives in your mailbox.
Often, at least in my experience,…"
"Oh, I liked it well enough, just wanted more of what he didn't cover, and less of most of what he did. New stuff is always interesting, and there was plenty of that in this doc.
Sorry about the Paul thing. When I realized it I…"
"The Capture (1950)
Low budget John Sturges noirish Western set in Mexico concerning an oilman who feels guilty about shooting a man suspected of robbing his company's payroll. Has its moments but some major plot…"