new DVD releases in Region 2, June 8

green light (definitely check it out): Valkyrie: Tom Cruise versus Nazis! They hated Scientologists, too. [Amazon U.K.] [now available at Amazon U.S.] Milk: Sean Penn versus homophobes! Take that, unfabulous bigots. [Amazon U.K.] [now available at Amazon U.S.] The Curious Case of Benjamin Button: Brad Pitt versus Father Time! What do you get for the … more…

movie posters in London (part 2)

More movie posters spotted around London these last ten days. (Part 1 is here.) Very different from the ads I’ve seen at home for Push, and also: did they make Dakota Fanning’s head freakishly large, or what: Not a movie, of course, but what the hell. I get the sense that this is part of … more…

Milk (review)

It opens with archival footage of police raids on gay bars, grainy black-and-white stuff that’s like a grim glimpse into a distant dreadful past, like the 1950s and 60s were another planet, and you think, Geez, people really worried *that much* about who was sleeping with whom?