Sukiyaki Western Django (2007)

Sukiyaki Western Django (2007) – Sergio Corbucci’s Django is one of the classics of the spaghetti western genre. It’s been hailed for its style and brutality and its enigmatic main character. More than thirty unofficial sequels and spin-offs and homages have been made to it. I have seen next to none of them, but I … Continue reading

Anonymous (2011)

Anonymous (2011) – I am a theatre student. I take History of Theatre and was offered extra credit for seeing this movie. I otherwise was not planning on it. An anti-Stratfordian drama from the director of Godzilla and The Patriot didn’t exactly pique my interest, but I’ll take my extra credit where I can get … Continue reading

Avatar (2009)

Avatar (2009) — SECOND REVIEW [Blu Ray] So I saw this movie for the first (and until now only) time almost a year ago on IMAX in 3D.  Now that the deluxe super tricked-out blu ray edition has come out the time came to see if it held up at home in one less dimension.  … Continue reading

3:10 to Yuma (2007)

3:10 to Yuma (2007) — My half-assed James Mangold film festival wraps up with the best film of his I’ve yet seen: 3:10 to Yuma. The film tries to find a sort of balance between John Ford and Sergio Leone.  The nobility of characters in the Old West of Ford’s films is there but so … Continue reading