Monthly Archives: February 2012

“I’m five years sober, ass-hole!!!!!”

Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011) Dir: Glenn Ficarra and John Requa Stars: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Julianne Moore and Marisa Tomei So, I was riding down the elevator at the office with a colleague a few Mondays ago, and … Continue reading

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Observations on 2011’s Best Picture Oscar Nominations

Based on the new rules of The Academy, this year we have nine titles to choose from for Best Picture.  Did you know that a total of 5% of all Academy voters have to vote for one film to win … Continue reading

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“I think what you did was… so romantic…”

True Romance (1993) *** Burke Favorite Dir: Tony Scott Stars: Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Dennis Hopper, Christopher Walken, Val Kilmer, Gary Oldman, Brad Pitt, James Gandolfini and Bronson Pinchot – really! In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re going to chat … Continue reading

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Would you want to be Limitless?

Limitless (2011) Dir: Neil Burger Stars: Bradley Cooper, Robert DeNiro, Abbie Cornish and Tomas Arana There are some cinematography “stunts” in this film that had a dizzying effect on me.  Let me try and explain what I mean – and … Continue reading

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