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because time machines aren’t pink enough?

Wouldn’t it be amazing if women protagonists had the opportunity to keep jumping back in time until they could get their lives just the way they want them? Ah, but that would require a movie with a female protagonist…

question of the day: What actor could most use the Coen Brothers as a director?

There are lots of actors whom I’d love to see work with the Coens, to see how their unique and hugely entertaining talents could be amplified by the brothers’ idiosyncratic perspective — James Franco, Amy Adams, Timothy Olyphant, Colin Firth, Steve Coogan, Maria Bello, and on and on — none of them really need that boost the Coens could give them. Unlike my top five candidates for Coen-ification…

bias update: March 29

obsession: Canadian TV (and film) (because I’m hungry for something new and good) boyfriend: Jack Davenport in FlashForward (because he’s just basically the most perfect man ever) psyched: Matt Smith’s debut as the Doctor (though I’m dreading it a little, too, like I haven’t since Tom Baker regenerated into Peter Davison… and I was already … more…

retro trailer: ‘Back to the Future’

Take a look back at an old trailer… Hot Tub Time Machine has got me nostalgic for this movie… “Doctor Brown” just sounds wrong, doesn’t it? It’s Doc Brown… Interesting, too, how this trailer features actual music from the actual movie. Usually, trailers are cut so far in advance of the completion of a film … more…

Hot Tub Time Machine (review)

A tediously familiar collection of pointlessly crude moments drunk on their own cruelty and call it a movie. They should have titled it *Tucker Max to the Future* if they wanted folks to have an accurate idea of what they were in for…