Tag Archives: Movies

Little Children, Directed by Todd Field, 2006

emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggReddit Very few movies captivate us to the core of our humanity and evoke who we really are on screen. Our desires, our sadnesses, our lost dreams. Hardly any movies ever accomplish this, and rarely do we actually want the movies we watch to remind us of the most painful aspects of our lives. It… Read full post.

300 Thumbs Up

emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditFrank Miller, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love the ferocious warriors of your vivid dream portraits. I love their translations into film, the roaring soldiers of the past or future noir. I love your goddess women who float with violent beauty above the men with swords for hearts, loving… Read full post.

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, a film by Tom Tykwer, 2006

emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditI am not particularly crazy about stories of murderers, but this one compelled me to watch it mainly because its director made the incomparable Run, Lola, Run and I also wondered what perfume has to do with murder. From the first scene I was captivated. The film opens in a filthy Parisian fishmarket where Jean-Baptiste… Read full post.

In Cold Blood

emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditBefore Wendy died, I was against capital punishment for all the open minded liberal wooo rah whatever theories I can’t even remember now, but most importantly because life is sacred and an eye for an eye will make the whole world blind. After Wendy’s death, I was filled with such inconsummate rage that I felt… Read full post.