The Grand Budapest Hotel
As much as "The Grand Budapest Hotel" takes on the aspect of a cinematic confection, it does so to grapple with the very raw and,…
Why did I choose this review?
In my case, its a natural, because I regularly look up Roger's reviews of movies to decide whether I liked them or not. OK, LOL—but I certainly have looked up many of Rogers reviews.
I did so recently in fact with "Picnic" and then more recently with "Dead Poets Society." I saw DPS on TCM for the first time and thought "what corny, manipulative slop." Roger as you would assume said it much better—but I was delighted to discover he and I did agree on it. Roger was largely and bravely alone in Critic Land at the time; many reviewers were moved to tears, thrilled to the marrow, transported to Nirvana etc etc etc.
Chaz recalls how much Roger loved the Oscars.
Scout Tafoya's video essay series "The Unloved" reconsiders "Tron: Legacy."
Scout Tafoya's "The Unloved," an appreciation of fascinating movies that were critically reviled on first release, co...
Chaz writes to Roger about attending the Oscars without him.