They should have called it “AWESOME MAN” but I understand the whole licensing thing and whatever… It was very well done. It wasn’t quite the same level of blockbuster for me that Spider-Man was; somehow it just didn’t have the … Continue reading
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The King Of Kong is now available as a Netflix instant watching movie. I highly, highly recommend this film! It’s an incredible piece of modern cultural history framed by the eternal struggle of the underdog outsider versus the establishment. And … Continue reading
The first major film studio since Disney is now in partnership with Apple, signifying that the computer maker’s dominance in the media delivery business is official. Not only will iTunes begin delivering content from 20th Century Fox; new Fox DVDs … Continue reading
Paul Thomas Anderson may not be the most prolific auteur in Hollywood, but he is without a doubt the most consistently brilliant. It’s been five years since Punch Drunk Love, and it’s been eight years since Magnolia, but it has surely been worth the wait, because this film is his Citizen Kane. It is an epic tragedy of ambition that pulls whole cloth from Shakespeare’s MacBeth and any number of depressing Greek sagas, but weaves the tale with an originality that is rarely found these days. He has honestly made Ang Lee and Brokeback Mountain look pathetic in comparison (okay, well, that’s a romantic tragedy, but you get my drift).