1001 Movie Club: Raising Arizona

This is the second post for the 1001 Movies You Must See Club. And it was actually my pick. Which makes the fact that I hated Raising Arizona extra annoying.  To all those of the film club that didn’t like this movie, I apologize and promise to make better picks in the future. The film was written by Joel and Ethan and is their second feature film, after their Sundance movie Blood Simple became a hit.  Why, in God’s name, they would... Read More


Matt Asleton’s Gigantic is a gigantic failure.  Okay, it’s not that bad, but it was too easy to use that line.  What Gigantic does suffer from, is this odd trend in the past 10 years that favors indie-films that are about as quirky as can be (see: Juno, Little Miss Sunshine, and a load of more poorly made films).  When it comes down to it, there’s nothing that seperates this flick, from those that came before it. Paul Dano plays... Read More