Sorority House Massacre (1986)

Sorority House Massacre (1986) – There is a man some of you may have heard of named Roger Corman. He makes cheap movies. He has for over fifty years. Said cheap movies have given starts to stars like jack Nicholson. Some of them launched the careers of directors like Francis Ford Coppola, Jonathan Demme, Martin Scorsese, … Continue reading

Rachel Getting Married (2008)

Rachel Getting Married (2008) — “Above average” are the words to describe this movie.  “Good” doesn’t quite seem to cover it but “very good” is going too far.  The main things that elevate the movie are the smart and unconventional script by Jenny Lumet (Sid’s daughter) and the tour de force performance by Anne Hathaway … Continue reading

Neil Young: Heart of Gold (2006)

Neil Young: Heart of Gold (2006) — Jonathan Demme, director of The Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia, and the Talking Heads concert film Stop Making Sense, made a Neil Young concert movie.  It’s a pretty good show though I think a lot of Neil’s classic work is neglected (although we do get “Heart of Gold,” … Continue reading