Spider-Man 3 (2007)

Spider-Man 3 (2007) – Sigh… I said I was going to revisit the Sam Raimi Spider-Man films… and unfortunately that means watching this one again. I can’t believe I even own it (it came with my Playstation 3). Completist that I am however I just had to hold onto it and watch it during my … Continue reading

Angels in America (2003)

Angels in America (2003) – For a while, the premium cable network Home Box Office had the slogan “It’s not TV, it’s HBO.” This mainly reflected the artistically challenging shows they aired like The Sopranos, Six Feet Under, Deadwood, and The Wire (of course they also ran Sex and the City, so I guess it … Continue reading

The Artist (2011)

The Artist (2011) – I’ve been bemoaning the lack of new silent films for a while now, and it looks like they heard me in France. I think more than anything, The Artist proves that techniques never become obsolete as long as someone can come along to use them in a profound way. That’s why … Continue reading

L.A. Confidential (1997)

L.A. Confidential (1997) – It was a cold night in Sacramento. The nights are always cold in Sacramento. Except for all those months where they’re hot. Or temperate. But this wasn’t one of those nights. I had just watched what was supposed to have been a funny movie, but it didn’t bring the goods. Suddenly … Continue reading