Release: Friday, October 19, 2018 (limited) →Theater Written by: Nicole Holofcener; Jeff Whitty Directed by: Marielle Heller Can You Ever Forgive Me? reflects on the life and crimes of Leonore Carol Israel, a Brooklyn-based journalist who, despite making an honest living in the 1970s and '80s writing biographies of high-profile women, one time even landing on the New … Continue reading Can You Ever Forgive Me?
As Will Smith notes in Independence Day, it ain't over 'til the fat lady sings. And while I knew, deep down, there would not be any fat lady singing to indicate this feature had truly ended, I also knew there was no way I could stop doing these posts. It's the longest-running feature on the … Continue reading TBT: Almost Famous (2000)
Release: Friday, June 20, 2014 (limited) [Theater] Putting it mildly, Third Person is a rather luke-warm rumination on romance whose title feels fairly appropriate considering how much the content likes to emotionally strand the viewer for over two painfully long hours. In fact the lethargic pace is such that it's easy to get the impression the director really doesn't … Continue reading Third Person
Release: Friday, January 10, 2014 [Theater] When Spike Jonze makes a film this intelligent, it's pretty difficult to comprehend the fact that this is the same guy underneath all that ghastly 'Old Granny' make-up in Jackass. Even though that was a pretty minor role Jonze played in the show/movies, it was still a semi-recurring one. Yet, … Continue reading Her
Release: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 (limited) [Theater] Harry drops out of Hogwarts to start attending Columbia University -- good idea? Probably one of the easier observations anyone is going to make when referring to Kill Your Darlings, a film that tips its hat to the romantics who inspired a literary revolution both stylistically and philosophically, is the fact … Continue reading Kill Your Darlings