Posts Tagged ‘midnight in paris’

Here. Featuring Rise of the Planet of the Apes. I kid you not. Respect for picking Midnight though. Advertisements


Golden Globes.

16Jan12

Not much to comment on. A joke about Bieber aside, Ricky wasn’t half as funny as last year. The Descendants won pretty big, to Rupert Murdoch’s delight, and Streep inevitably picked up Best Actress. The only surprises were Scorsese winning for Hugo, which I can only dream is an Oscar precedent, and Reznor and Ross missing out on back […]


Crazy Kael.

16Dec11

I began and finished A Last Conversation with Pauline Kael today. It’s a nice little book, both easygoing and short whilst retaining a decent amount of insight. It’s written in transcript form based on an interview with Kael by a close friend – another, younger critic whose first form of contact with her was a letter […]


Owen Wilson (Gil), Rachel McAdams (Inez), Michael Seen (Paul), Carla Bruni (Guide), Kathy Bates (Gertrude Stein), Marion Cotillard (Adriana), Adrien Brody (Salvador Dali). Screenplay by Woody Allen. Directed by Woody Allen. Rating: 12. Running time: 94 minutes. Ever noticed how since Manhattan, Woody Allen seems to feel obliged to begin his films with dull scene […]


Two more months and we’ll be on the home stretch towards the awards season again. Everybody knows that if it’s a year Christopher Nolan is busy filming rather than releasing, cinema practically dies from the end of the Oscars in March until the beginning of October. I’ve found a few exceptions, but this year is […]