Frankenweenie (review)

The Tim Burton-est movie in a long while, not merely because it embodies all those wonderfully weird and humanist Burton attitudes but also because only Burton would think to make a stop-motion film in glorious, creamy, black-and-white.

yet more pictures from London

Following up on the last batch of photos, here’s more of what I saw. (If you were following my trip on Twitter, some of this will sound familiar.) Guys: Would you get your hair cut here? (in Ealing): A shop in the Spitalfields neighborhood: Even the construction barriers near the Tate Modern have been turned … more…

best of 2007: 10 best movies

My picks for the best and worst movies of the year are no secret to anyone who follows my annual ranking of every new theatrical release I see. The ranking is a work-in-progress throughout the year. It begins when I see the first movie slated for release within a calendar year — for 2007, that … more…