• Posts Tagged ‘2003’

    Bad Santa (607/353)

    by  • 12/19/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    BAD SANTA – A feel good wholesome Christmas film; so long as you include whisky and a dirty dirty Santa suit in that definition. These are bad people, and they’re mean to even those closest to themselves. They take a crass commercial extravaganza and make it even more about the shitty consumer products; Willie comes […]

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    Love That Boy (356/209)

    by  • 7/28/2011 • movies • 0 Comments

    LOVE THAT BOY (Netflix) – I played this one mostly in the interests of being an Ellen Page completist. Her part is small; almost in the ‘blink and you’ll miss it’ category. There’s the germ of a decent film in there, but it spends the first hour trying to find its legs. It’s the kind […]

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    The Matrix Revolutions, The Eagle, Play Time (82/51)

    by  • 2/20/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    THE MATRIX REVOLUTIONS (DVD) – I think one of the big problems I had with the second and third films is how Neo and Trinity seem to be sociopaths; no emotion, no concern for anyone but themselves; inside or outside of the virtual world. They have no chemistry together at all. The sheer amount of […]

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    The Road, Matrix, Matrix Reloaded (79/50)

    by  • 2/19/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    THE ROAD (iTunes) – I bought this one during the big iTunes year-end / Christmas sale. Not seeing this as taking over from more traditional holiday films. A post-apocalyptic scrounge-and-walk film. THE MATRIX (DVD) – I haven’t watched this since the first abysmal DVD release with the compression issues. BluRay. All the difference. I may […]

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    London River, The Dreamers (25/14)

    by  • 1/14/2011 • film • 1 Comment

    LONDON RIVER (TIFF Lightbox) – Two people meet in London, after coming to the city to try to find their children after the July 7th bombings. They find kids that their kids weren’t living the lives that they thought. A mother from Guernsey meets a French man THE DREAMERS (TIFF Lightbox) – I had just […]

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