The Teaser for Skyfall is Here

As if you weren’t going to see this everywhere today… I could only be more excited if Quantum of Solace had never happened.  Read More

I want to rub this trailer all over me – Dream House

I think I do, anyways. It’s giving off a bit of a The Others/Shutter Island vibe, but I’m hopeful. Those three leads wouldn’t do us wrong, right? Some say that all houses have memories. For one man, his home is the place he would kill to forget. Daniel Craig, Naomi Watts and Rachel Weisz star in Dream House, a suspense thriller about a family that unknowingly moves into a home where grisly murders were committed…only to find... Read More

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Red Band Trailer

A bootlegged copy of the red band trailer for David Fincher’s film The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo has been floating around the internet for a day or two. I find myself surprisingly against this remake and, in what might be a self-fulfilling prophecy, disappointed in the trailer (the feel bad movie of Christmas… really?). I found the original Swedish films extremely satisfying (despite a somewhat meandering finale) and don’t really... Read More

Quantum of Solace

Quantum of Solace had a lot working against it: one of the worst theme songs ever written (that Garbage song has finally been topped as the worst of the series!), a lackluster, boring Bond girl, a weird name, and a director (Marc Forster) who has immense talent (Finding Neverland, Monster’s Ball), but has never directed an action flick before.  The result gets your adrenaline pumping, but leaves much to be desired. The movie begins right where... Read More

From the Library: Enduring Love

Occasionally I will be reviewing films from my DVD library. This–is the first. ‘Enduring Love’ is one of those movies that will stay with you long after the credits finish rolling. This is in large part thanks, no doubt, to Ian McEwan, the author of the book from which this film is adapted. Anyone familiar with McEwan’s work recognizes the power of his written word. His book ‘Atonement’ also inspired the 2007 Oscar... Read More