My most profuse apologies for the lateness of this post. I saw Quentin Tarantino's latest opus, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood nearly two weeks ago, but haven't been able to have the quality computer time necessary to write a review until just now. I've started a new job working overnights for a certain online superstore … Continue reading The Old Man and the Scene – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
The Year of Our Ford 2019 is halfway complete, and so far the tally for me is 48 movies, one off the pace I had set by this point last year. Unlike last year, however, 2019 has been a decided step back in terms of cinema quality. There aren't too many great films, and most … Continue reading The 2nd Annual Oscs – Celebrating the Best (and Worst) of 2019 so far!
One of the favorites to come out of this year's Sundance Film Festival is The Mustang, a joint production of the US, France, and Belgium, which won the NHK Award in Park City. It's co-written by Brock Norman Brock (Bronson), Mona Fastvold (Vox Lux), and Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre (Diane from The Diving Bell and the Butterfly), who … Continue reading Wild Horses Couldn’t Drag Me Away – The Mustang
As Apollo 11 was heading towards history on the Moon, there was a terrible tragedy on the island of Chappaquiddick, in which Senator Ted Kennedy flipped his car off a small bridge with no railing, and into a pond. He escaped. His passenger, Mary Jo Kopechne, did not. For whatever reason, Kennedy didn't report the … Continue reading When You Pahk Yer Cahr at the Bahttom of a Pahnd – Chappaquiddick