Category Archive: Movies

A Walk in the Clouds

Don’t kill me or gag, but I totally love the 1995 movie A Walk in the Clouds.  I re-watched it tonight as a guilty pleasure.  Yes, you remember correctly that Keanu was nominated… Continue reading

A Separation

A Separation, written and directed by Asghar Farhadi, is a wonderful Persian film about a middle aged couple struggling to keep it together as they navigate some everyday life travails in modern day… Continue reading

The Place Beyond the Pines

Derek Cianfrance won my heart with his movie Blue Valentine and now, he and Ryan Gosling team up again for another great piece of film-making in The Place Beyond the Pines.  The movie… Continue reading

A Late Quartet

Can someone please remind American Airlines not to play downers during in flight movies??  A good artsy type of a film for sure, but I much prefer a cheesy slapstick comedy when traveling… Continue reading

Before Midnight

Caution! Spoilers ahead… (Hurry up and see this one so you can be part of the discussion, it is too good to miss!) What a movie!  If the script here doesn’t win some… Continue reading

Before Sunset

Careful, some spoilers ahead… In Act two of Richard Linklater’s trilogy of films about Gen X couple Jesse and Celine (played fantastically by Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy) the story opens with Jesse… Continue reading

Before Sunrise

Nostalgia. I watched Before Sunrise on Tuesday after I had a gone for my first visit to a shrink to deal with “adjustment” issues I am having related to my partner, his recent… Continue reading

The Great Gatsby

First of all, I want to briefly give my thoughts on the film. I wasn’t sure what to think before I went in. Some of the reviews I had heard were pretty merciless… Continue reading

Life of Pi

Spoiler alert: for the full discussion to be effective it was necessary to give some of the plot away… I had wanted to see this movie for months and finally on Sunday I… Continue reading

Happy Birthday Audrey!

You will always be the epitome of grace and beauty…

  • Follow on RSS

  • Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

  • copyright

    All original content copyright, [January 2013]-[present].