TBT: Love Actually (2003)

Once more I’m faced with writing about a movie I have never seen before. (Shouldn’t these TBTs be movies from my past, from my childhood? Isn’t that what a ‘throwback’ really is, a memory?) Yes, somewhere along the way I kind of lost my focus, or maybe I just don’t watch enough movies to makeContinue reading “TBT: Love Actually (2003)”

Everest

Release: Friday, September 18, 2015 [Theater] Written by: William Nicholson; Simon Beaufoy Directed by: Baltasar Kormákur There are a great many A-list names attached to this cinematic treatment of a particularly dark chapter in the history of Mt. Everest, yet the only one that really matters is the one given to the mountain. As a climber forebodingly notesContinue reading “Everest”

The Imitation Game

Release: Friday, November 28, 2014 [Theater]  Written by: Graham Moore Directed by: Morten Tyldum The most glorious name in the biz has found a way to take his game to yet another level. It’s far too easy to get caught up in the minutia of how authentic Benedict Cumberbatch’s interpretation of one of Britain’s greatest minds comes across, without givingContinue reading “The Imitation Game”

Begin Again

Release: Friday, June 27, 2014 (limited) [Theater] A disgraced record label executive has a chance run-in with a down-on-her-luck musician at a bar and the two forge a friendship that inspires more than great music — it reinvigorates one another’s thirst for life. The Hulk takes a chill pill as Mark Ruffalo fits himself back into aContinue reading “Begin Again”