2023 Movie Diary (1/21-1/25): Tsars, Commissars, and Pezidents

January 21st It’s too bad that I’m out of Ormond-Pirkle collaborations, because I was starting to develop a fondness for Pirkle’s sermons. They have a Homeric flavor to them, a use of Bible verses like epithets. Hector, breaker of horses has transformed over the centuries to Hell, where the worm does not die and the… Read More 2023 Movie Diary (1/21-1/25): Tsars, Commissars, and Pezidents

95th Academy Awards Nominations: Hastily Scribbled Thoughts

Riz Ahmed looked really comfy while he was presenting these nominations. Allison Williams also looked comfy, for sure, but I’m so jealous of how cozy his fit was. I wish I could watch these from bed like all you Californians. 1) Oscars nominations and the College Football Playoff are getting more and more like each… Read More 95th Academy Awards Nominations: Hastily Scribbled Thoughts

100 American Movies to Save: Preservation (2004-2010)

You can find the introduction and index for this series here. Film Director Year Type The Village M. Night Shyamalan 2004 Narrative feature A Place of Our Own Stanley Nelson 2004 Documentary “Lazy Sunday” Jorma Taccone 2005 Short Man Push Cart Ramin Bahrani 2005 Narrative feature Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Alex Gibney 2005… Read More 100 American Movies to Save: Preservation (2004-2010)