It should come as no surprise that I like documentaries. I've reviewed quite a few on here already, and I obsessed over the challenge of seeing all 15 short-listed feature docs before the Oscar nominations even came out (I fell one short - sonofabitch!). I concede that I don't know much about the craft or … Continue reading Back Row Thoughts – What’s Up, Docs?
It was a rough weekend for me as a movie fan. I saw three films, only one of which I loved (two new reviews coming), but most importantly, we lost two titans of cinema with the deaths of director Miloš Forman and actor R. Lee Ermey. These probably hit me more than they hit you, … Continue reading Back Row Thoughts – Legends Fall
As promised at the end of this year's Oscar coverage, I'm going to start doing a (hopefully) regular feature where I just talk about something random in the movie world. I call it "Back Row Thoughts," because I'm the idiot in the back row. This space may be used for bloc reviews, lists, general musings, … Continue reading Back Row Thoughts – Recommendations and Remakes