The Queen of Versailles (review)

Ends up an ever less slightly ungenerous look at the .01 percent than it might have been absent the 2008 financial crash, because even the uberwealthy get stressed when money gets tight. But this is still a brutal film from many angles.

just received: ‘Pride and Prejudice,’ ‘Sherri: The Complete Season One,’ ‘Rita Rocks: The Complete Season One,’ ‘Hannah Free,’ ‘Mammoth,’ ‘Uncertainty’

A quick rundown of the screeners and DVDs that came in yesterday and today. Might review some of these… Pride and Prejudice: The 1995 BBC TV version with Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle, coming in a new restored edition in Region 1 on April 27 from A&E Home Entertainment. [preorder in Region 1 from Amazon … more…

The Deep End (review)

But cast Tilda Swinton in the role of, as she is offhandedly referred to by a bit player here, “somebody’s mom,” and all of a sudden you’ve got a story about domestic discord that is compulsively watchable.