subUrbia (1996)

subUrbia (1996) – I took a stagecraft class this past semester and the final assignment was to design and build a model for a set for a play. I decided to use gthe opportunity to check out a playwright I had heard about but who I have never read/seen, Eric Bogosian (though I have seen … Continue reading

Letters to Juliet (2010)

Letters to Juliet (2010) — This movie played out like an endless series of missed opportunities.  The best things in this stupid little movie were just teasing reminders of the potential good movies that could have been made if someone with a soul had made this film instead.  The premise of this movie is that … Continue reading

Before Sunset (2004)

Before Sunset (2004) — Before Sunrise is an amazing beautiful romantic movie and it has a perfect ambiguous ending.  Your interpretation of that ending can almost sum up what kind of person you are. So why, oh why, would writer/director Richard Linklater, and writer/actors Ethan Hawke & Julie Delpy endeavor to make a sequel, eliminating … Continue reading

Before Sunrise (1995)

Before Sunrise (1995) — This is the first romance film that is actually ROMANTIC that I’ve seen in… well, actually at the moment I can’t think of any other examples. As a genre it’s so full of trite sentimentality that it is so refreshing to actually seen one that is good. Ethan Hawke and Julie … Continue reading