Summer is about chases, explosions, and superheroes. In the fall, things get a little more serious, and there are some promising prestige films coming out in the next few months. Some I am especially excited about are: Looper This trippy […]
I’m a huge fan of NPR’s “This American Life” and very pleased that they have produced their first film, “Sleepwalk With Me,” based on comedian Mike Birbiglia’s story about a rare sleep disorder that nearly cost him his life. My interview […]
Kevin Durant plays himself in this upcoming fantasy about a boy named Brian who wishes he could have Durant’s skills. Brian becomes the star of his high school team, but Durant now has Brian’s skills — or lack of skills, […]
The remake with Colin Farrell opens this week, so here is a quick look at the original, with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rachel Ticotin, and Sharon Stone.
Take an early look at what promises to be one of the most intriguing and ambitiously mind-bending movies of the year, “Cloud Atlas,” based on the novel by David Mitchell. Six interlocking stories follow characters from the mid-19th century to […]
This looks wonderful. Have you read the book? Are you looking forward to the movie?
Before they went to work for Monsters, Inc., Sully (John Goodman) and Mike (Billy Crystal) had to go to college to learn how to be scary. Next summer’s release from Pixar is “Monster University,” which shows us what their school […]
Here’s an early sneak peek at a wonderful new DVD, based on the American Girls series about McKenna, the young gymnast, and the American Girls “Girl of the Year.”
This cute new fake “commercial” from Pixar’s “Brave” reminds me of some of Disney’s classic animated witches like Ursula from “The Little Mermaid” and the great battle between Merlin and Madame Mim in “The Sword in the Stone.”