Les Misérables (2012)

Les Misérables (2012) – So I’ve been getting more into musicals lately (especially as I am going to start auditioning for them) and hey, it just so happens a new one came out at the end of the year. (Worth noting: the other big-budget musical that came out this year, Rock of Ages, is one … Continue reading

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

The Dark Knight Rises (2012) – I try to stick to the movie in these articles but I feel I should address something surrounding this movie. I go out to a bar every Thursday night and after getting home I decided to watch The Dark Knight, because I knew that the next day (or technically later … 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

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