‘Joker’

Been a little busy as you may have heard, so just now seeing this. I’ve heard every reaction, positive and negative to this film, and in a way, I think everyone is right. My thoughts: First, what I liked. Joaquin is definitely different (enough) to me than what everyone else has done. So that’s a […]

Video of the Day – ‘Joker Trailer’

Has DC figured it out? It’s starting to figure out DC has figured out its lane… Every movie is its own thing (like most comic books). Some silly, some over the top, some stories great metaphors… I’ve heard about the allusions to Taxi Driver and the King of Comedy for awhile, now that I’m seeing […]

‘Her’

  The latest film from Spike Jonze, Her, is funny, and creepy, and it’s a dead on social commentary…and it’s brilliant. Set in the ‘very near future’, the story revolves around Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix as Spike’s on screen avatar), a shy guy who still hasn’t fully jumped back in the game after a messy divorce.  He buys […]

Oscars 2013 – Best Actor

  Rough day personally, so apologies in advance if the comedy is sucked out of today’s post. Here are the nominees for Best Actor in a Leading Role… Bradley Cooper in Silver Linings Playbook Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln Hugh Jackman in Les Miserables Joaquin Phoenix in the Master Denzel Washington in Flight Who Should Win: In a weaker year, 4 out […]