Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

I never quite understood why everyone was so excited with the trailer for Scott Pilgrim vs. the World was released. It looked kind of good. A little gimmicky, but most Michael Cera movies are, aren’t they? But the extremely good word of mouth the film was creating and a solid rating in the eighties at got me to see what all the fuss was about.  It reminded me that frequently, the buzz surrounding a movie is both true and... Read More

Paper Heart

Paper Hearts will probably be one of the breakout films of this year’s Sundance Festival. And rightly so. It hits all the right notes, without pushing the boundaries of violence, sex or language. In fact, this will probably be rated PG.  After 2007’s Little Miss Sunshine, and The Illusionist, and Paper Heart from this year, perhaps Sundance’s reputation as an excessive, indulgent and dark festival will improve. Nicholas Jasenovec... Read More