A fictionalized history looking through India at the hands of colonialism, but also a thrill ride from start to finish.
Now to start something that makes perfect sense. This column will be a monthly retrospective of the movies from 20 years earlier. Most months I'm aiming for the first Tuesday to release this. But I'm starting late. For the record, release dates are weird so if it's a smaller film, info is hard to always [...]
✯✯✯½ My heroes are Dame Agatha Christie and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. I consider their creations of Hercule Poirot and Sherlock Holmes superheroes of the highest magnitude. I love that Rian Johnson honored their canon by giving us another prime example of the vintage murder mystery. I bleed the basic concept of a crime, a [...]
✯✯✯✯½ One of the most important moments in my cinema going career was seeing Adaptation at the Col. Glenn theater in Little Rock, AR. It was my first trip to that theater. It was my first time to leave the city I lived in with friends to see a movie. And of course, it was [...]
A performance that was nominated at the wrong award ceremony. We were long overdue for this conversation When the Golden Raspberry Awards or Razzies were forced to walk back an "award" given to Bruce Willis for worst performance in a DTV movie, a job it's now known he only took to try to work as [...]