The Dark Knight on Blu-ray

Can you believe that it’s been four years since The Dark Knight was in theatres? It’s true. It was released in 2008. And it’s been four years since I’ve seen The Dark Knight.  But now seems like a good time to refresh myself, so I can really whet my appetite for The Dark Knight Rises.  And whet my appetite it did. I have a bad habit of diminishing Christopher Nolan films in my mind the more time that passes since I’ve... Read More

Lords of Dogtown

Lords of Dogtown is a difficult film to review. It’s difficult because I’m not quite sure what it was. Was it a skate film? Was it supposed to have a plot? I think the answer to both these questions is yes, when the affirmative should have only been for the latter. Directed by Catherine Hardwicke (writer and director of the film Thirteen), this film doesn’t know where it’s going half the time.  The shots are often beautiful,... Read More

The Dark Knight

There’s not really much left to say about ‘The Dark Knight.’  It was a fantastic film.  But everybody knows that.  One visit to TDK Rottentomatoes page will reveal critic after critic falling all over themselves to praise this film almost to no end, calling it a classic, comparing it to Scorsese’s ‘The Departed, and De Palma’s ‘The Untouchables,’ and giving it Oscar buzz like the year was already... Read More