One of this year’s biggest summer releases is Guillermo Del Toro’s “Pacific Rim,” a big, big, big summer action movie.
It was the delightful “Be Kind Rewind” that established the term “Sweding” for home-made, frankly cheap but wholehearted and joyful replicas of beloved movies, from “Rush Hour” to “Driving Miss Daisy.” Here is an adorably micro-budgeted Sweded version of the “Pacific Rim” trailer. (Thanks to my friend Brandon Fibbs for sharing.)
Critics: Which Movies Get Childhood Right? Thanks to Sam Adams and Indiewire for including me in their survey of critics about our favorite movies from the perspective of a child. Here was my answer:
"To Kill a Mockingbird" somehow captures the voice of the novel in allowing us to see ...
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