November 14, 2009

(Where”™s the) Rhyme & Reason? – A Serious Man reviewed


The Coen Brothers have made a career of examining the more absurd sides of philosophy, morality and ethics.  They have, perhaps, never done so in
November 12, 2009

A gentle coming-of-age bon-bon — An Education


A slight but sweet movie, An Education is based on the memoir of journalist Lynn Barber, depicting a life-altering relationship she experienced at the tender
November 11, 2009

A study of an unusual crime — L’Amante Anglaise


French writer Marguerite Duras (1914-1996) wrote prolifically for every medium: plays, novels, stories, screenplays, and was also a filmmaker. She is best known in the
November 9, 2009

A slop-motion snoozefest – The Fantastic Mr Fox


A strange little movie, The Fantastic Mr Fox is a whimsical slice of cinema that can”™t seem to decide if it is intended to amuse