Jan. 11, 2020 - 1:57 pm
Like fellow blogger Nicole Falcone, one of my favorite movies of 2019 is Rian Johnson’s murder mystery Knives Out. Clever, funny, pointed, and just plain fun, Knives Out gave me an adrenaline rush of pure cinematic satisfaction that still hasn’t worn off as of this writing.
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Nov. 22, 2017 - 4:52 pm
These days, the word epic has become a synonym for good. We like stories with scope and amplitude, big stories. We like trilogies and series and sequels and prequels (and “equels”); we like cinematic universes; we like TV shows with serialized, interconnected seasons; we like spin-offs and...
Oct. 11, 2017 - 5:22 pm
People usually look at me funny when I tell them Dan Stevens is my favorite James Bond. While not yet a household name, those who know Stevens usually think of him as Matthew Crawley from Downton Abbey, or perhaps as the Beast from Disney’s recent remake of Beauty and the Beast (If you’re a real...