Top That! My Ten Favorite Films of 2019

It’s Oscar weekend, so I figured now is as good a time as any to announce my ten favorite movies of 2019. There’s not a whole lot of science that goes into my process; it’s mostly gut feeling that determines what goes into this list and how I’m arranging it. The emotional response is theContinue reading “Top That! My Ten Favorite Films of 2019”

The Girl in the Spider’s Web

Release: Friday, November 9, 2018  →Theater Written by: Jay Basu, Fede Álvarez; Steven Knight Directed by: Fede Álvarez 2018 has been a productive year for Claire Foy, star of Fede Álvarez’s gritty, Scandinavian-set crime thriller The Girl in the Spider’s Web. In the span of nine months the British actress, perhaps most recognized as Queen Elizabeth II inContinue reading “The Girl in the Spider’s Web”

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

Release: Friday, May 8, 2015 (limited) [Theater] Written by: Felix Herngren; Hans Ingemansson Directed by: Felix Herngren Believe it or not, this ungainly film title actually leaves details out. So does the promotional poster. Sure, a 100-year-old man does climb out a window. And (spoiler alert) he does disappear . . . well, relative to the perspective held by thoseContinue reading “The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared”

TBT: Let the Right One In (2008)

Happy Halloween everyone! In trying to properly celebrate the world’s most bizarre ‘holiday,’ today’s entry nearly did not happen, as I couldn’t find a copy of the original Halloween and I’m not into the whole bootlegging thing (yet). . .that, and I don’t watch a lot of T.V. Then the second choice was going toContinue reading “TBT: Let the Right One In (2008)”