• Posts Tagged ‘2008’

    Hank and Mike (75/48)

    by  • 2/17/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    HANK AND MIKE (Netflix) – The adventure of bunnies at war with the everyday world. With apologies to FALLING DOWN. Sometimes you’re born for the job you have in life. This is especially the case if you were born wearing a pink and white fuzzy bunny suit. Hank and Mike never take off the suits, […]

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    Birdwatchers (66/40)

    by  • 2/9/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    BIRDWATCHERS (TIFF Lightbox) – I really wanted to like this, but I just found it slow and plodding. There was an awkwardness to some of the acting that was really jarring, I think in part due to the lack of experience of some of the actors. The appeal for funds to aid the Brazilian rain […]

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    In Bruges, Wendy and Lucy, Rabbit Hole, Mine (40/22)

    by  • 1/22/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    IN BRUGES (Netflix) – An Irish Greek Tragedy set in Belgium. Colin Ferrell was the fucking new guy in the assassination game, and he screwed up. Badly. Now he’s hiding out in Bruges, Belgium, in what he sees as Purgatory. Things go badly. A fantastic film. Thank you, Netflix automated suggestion. WENDY AND LUCY (iTunes) […]

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    Frozen River, Green Hornet, 1984 (30/16)

    by  • 1/16/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    FROZEN RIVER (Netflix) – Nice call, Ben. LONDON RIVER and FROZEN RIVER do fit together nicely in style; though one definitely ends on a happier not than the other. Both films avoid casting judgements on the people and situations – these aren’t films about politics. No heavy-handed morals or messages; just sadness and hope. GREEN […]

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