We’ve seen a much better version of this movie before… decades ago.
All too often, the book a film is based on becomes the default watermark for the story being told. And why shouldn’t it be? After all, it existed first, doesn’t that inherently make it the ideal form of the story? Continue reading
How I started to hate my favorite game of the year.
I missed this one when it was in theaters despite really digging the teaser (linked below). I love coming of age stories, and a coming of age flick for 30-something’s sounded fresh and inventive – even if you didn’t find Naomi Watts awkwardly dancing to hip-hop funny. Continue reading