Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Been there, plundered that.
And yet, all the same, there is much to be said for Simon's words. I understand where he's coming from. I'm not in sympathy with where he's going.
The goal, I suspect, is to encompass the whole range of good movies, and despise the unworthy ones. The complete film critic must be large; he must contain multitudes.
I had completely forgotten this experience. I marked Gene Siskel's birthday on Saturday by tweeting links all day, and that shook some new discoveries out of the branches.
Thanks for the link to Jerry Taylor.
This message came to me from a reader named Peter Svensland. He and a fr...
A report from Cannes on the latest from Sofia Coppola, along with reviews of two films from Russia.
A tribute to the late Roger Moore.
An appraisal of how Ridley Scott has turned his "Alien" franchise into an echo of "Blade Runner."