brazil.

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 […]

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Best Movies, 2009, Pt. 2

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 […]

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Wall-E

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, […]

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westerns, horror, animated 2008

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 […]

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