The “coming of age” movie has been done to death. This summer there have been at least two of note.. “The Spectacular Now” and “The Way Way Back.” In an effort to find a new way to tell the story filmmakers have gone to extremes of outrageousness of sex or violence or sexy violence or … Continue reading THE WAY WAY BACK
Month: December 2013
You want to know the danger of expectations? The danger of expectations is they can really mess with your head and your love. Here's what I mean. In 2009 Neil Blomkamp made a low-ish budget sci-fi movie called DISTRICT 9. It was fantastic. It was nominated for Best Picture. It was one of my favorite … Continue reading ELYSIUM
ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES
I walked out of the first one. And I walked out of this one too. A senseless, shapeless, witless, unfunny, indifferently acted, slackly directed bore.