Nine (review)

Actual Italian movies too inscrutable for ya? Don’t like reading subtitles? Hate that stodgy, old-fashioned black-and-white cinematography? Never fear! You can now have the flavor of Italian cinema without any of the fuss or mess! Just try *Nine* for that authentic faux cinema Italiano experience.

bias update: December 24

obsession: Doctor Who (David Tennant’s almost gone!) boyfriend: Robert Downey Jr. as Sherlock Holmes (sexiest Holmes ever) psyched: Daybreakers (because the Spierig Brothers made the awesome Undead a few years back) girl crush: Vera Farmiga in Up in the Air (because she’s too cool) dreading: Leap Year (launching a new decade of rom-com crap) enemy: … more…

my week at the movies: ‘2012,’ ‘Women in Trouble,’ ‘The Strip,’ ‘A Single Man,’ ‘The Missing Person,’ ‘Nine,’ ‘Everybody’s Fine,’ ‘Serious Moonlight’

Woo-hoo! It’s the end of the world — again — as Roland Emmerich knows it, and I feel fine. Oh, there can be no question that this is crap, but will 2012 (opens in the U.S. and the U.K. on November 13) be glorious crap? I think it might be. I hope it might be. … more…