The Big Year (2011)

The Big Year (2011) – In his retirement, my father has collected hobbies. One of the more recent ones is bird-watching, or rather “birding” as it is apparently called by those in the know. I like birds and will take a moment to look at them if I’m in the vicinity, but I never quite … Continue reading

Red State (2011)

Red State (2011) – Well this is sure as shit a change of pace from Mallrats, I can tell you… Really, there’s nothing unusal about a film-maker switching up styles (James Mangold seems to do it with every movie), but Kevin Smith has carved such a smart-ass niche for himself that it’s actually pretty shocking … Continue reading