Monthly Archive: November, 2012

The Artist

Before I started One Movie Each Day, I’d never seen a silent film. However, having now seen a couple movies from the silent film era, (plus one enthusiastic callback), I feel well prepared… Continue reading

Following

Today’s movie is Following the ultra-low-budget debut film from writer/director Christopher Nolan. Since the movies that Nolan makes now are tentpole blockbusters with quarter-billion dollar production budgets, it’s really interesting to go back… Continue reading

Daisies

They say that variety is the spice of life. In a continuing attempt to embrace that variety here with One Movie Each Day, I’ve decided to dedicate each Wednesday review to the stranger… Continue reading

Bad Santa

At first I thought it was clever, then I hated it, then I realized that I’d been laughing the whole time, and by the end I realized that I’d really enjoyed it. Such… Continue reading

Get Smart

There’s little that makes me happier, at least within the scope of this blog, than when a movie winds up being better than I expect it to be going in. Such is the… Continue reading

Death at a Funeral

Sunday Single Sentence review: An unnecessary, near shot-for-shot remake of the 2007 British film of the same name, 2010’s Death at Funeral loses much of the subtlety and emotional depth of the original,… Continue reading

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

I never read the Lord of the Rings books as a kid. I suppose I was more of a sci-fi loyalist. The bits and pieces of the Tolkein mythos I picked up here… Continue reading

Friday

Since I started One Movie Each Day I’ve tried, from time to time, to pick movies that are relevant to big holidays or events that are going on that day. As such, I… Continue reading

Super 8

Holiday Single Sentence Review: A big-time adventure told from the point-of-view of middle-school kids, in the tradition of The Goonies, Stand by Me, or E.T., today’s movie Super 8,distinguishes itself from other sci-fi… Continue reading

Jubilee

They say that variety is the spice of life. In a continuing attempt to embrace that variety here with One Movie Each Day, I’ve decided to dedicate each Wednesday review to the stranger… Continue reading

Fake It So Real

A couple months ago I watched and reviewed, Card Subject to Change, a documentary about the world of my favorite art form, independent professional wrestling. While I was disappointed by that movie, I… Continue reading

Brave

I’ve seen a lot of father-son male bonding movies over the years, but until today, I don’t reacall seeing a similar mother-daughter female bonding movies. That has changed with today’s movie, Pixar’s latest… Continue reading