I was in 3rd grade when this film came out and my mom took me to see it in theaters. It was PG-13, it was Adam Sandler, it seemed acceptable. A few others in my classroom saw it, too, and we were the lucky ones. The upper echelon of cool to third graders. Since then, […]Read More 9x9x9: Billy Madison–you gotta get your ass out there and find that fucking dog.
Original Review Some of these spots played during the NBA playoffs of 2008. Just from them, I knew I had to see the movie. So I was there the Sunday evening of opening weekend. And then again the next night. And then again a month later. Because I had to. From the opening […]Read More 9x9x9: Wall-E–WALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL-E
Sam Lowry doesn’t have a problem until she shows up. And that’s usually what happens. See, this girl has showed up in his dreams where he’s a winged Ziggy Stardust attempting to save her from cages in the sky. Trust me, it makes sense. In real life, however, he’s stuck in a society of bureaucracy […]Read More brazil.
6) Away we Go: Both funny and heartwarming, this film about two 30-somethings is hilarious and heartbreaking at the same time. Many reviewers considered the main characters to be smug and condescending, but I really found them to be likeable (maybe I’m smug and condescending?–probably.), and the people that surround them (save her sister) to […]Read More Best Movies, 2009, Pt. 2
I first saw this film the Sunday of its opening weekend. There was something “full shine and full of sparkle” that I couldn’t quite put my finger on. The next night, I saw it again. My head was filled and crammed with bits and notes of words that I was going to write down. But, […]Read More Wall-E
So last year, I did a straight top ten list of my favorite movies… But this year, I’m going to give out “awards” and then choose my favorite of the year. In 2007, I saw 41 new films. That’s nothing compared to what some reviewers see in a single month, but it’s still a solid […]Read More westerns, horror, animated 2008