Quiz Show

Today’s movie is Quiz Show, the 1994 dramatization of the quiz show scandals of the 1950’s, directed by Robert Redford. I vaguely remember when the movie came out, and being somewhat interested in… Continue reading

Miracle Fish

Sunday Single Sentence review: Well-staged, and somewhat disturbing, but not particularly profound, Miracle Fish, an Oscar-nominated Australian short film from 2009, neatly crafts a very bleak story into seventeen minutes, but its short… Continue reading

The Parking Lot Movie

For today’s Saturday replay I decided to re-visit a documentary that really surprised me with its quality when I first watched it a couple years ago. It’s an excellent example of how a… Continue reading

A Liar’s Autobiography

It might be something of a stretch to call today’s movie a documentary, but it’s not a big stretch. A Liar’s Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python’s Graham Chapman is an animated,… Continue reading

Kevin

Documentary Week rolls along with today’s movie, Kevin, a 35 minute short and the first documentary from emerging filmmaker, Jay Duplass. Living in Austin, Texas in the early nineties, Duplass was an admirer of local… Continue reading

Marwencol

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… Continue reading

Whores’ Glory

So I’ve decided to make this week something of a “theme week” and watch a documentary every day. Just to keep things interesting. I figured I was off to a good start with… Continue reading

Sound and Fury

I feel like the next little kick I’m going to be going on here at One Movie Each Day is going to be documentary films. Now, I’ve reviewed more than a few documentaries,… Continue reading

Undefeated

Sunday Single Sentence review: Last year’s Oscar-winner for Best Documentary Feature, Undefeated, is an emotional, well constructed, sports documentary about the players and volunteer coach of a struggling inner-city high school football team… Continue reading

The Fifth Element

Today’s Saturday Replay is one of my absolute favorite movies, The Fifth Element. The film is a superb adventure, a clever comedy, and a fascinating look at human condition, set in a beautifully-realized… Continue reading

Pretty in Pink

So, I finally sat down and watched Pretty in Pink, the middle leg in the John Hughes’ “Dorky Girl Fantasies” trilogy. I really don’t have a lot to say about it. Its a… Continue reading

C: 299,792 Kilometers per Second

Today’s movie is C: 299,792 Kilometers per Second, a crowd-funded, independent sci-fi short that is noteworthy for eschewing any modern digital effects, in favor of old school, practical effects. In place of green… Continue reading