Tag Archive for George Clooney

Payne and anguish

George Clooney and Shailene Woodley in 'The Descendants'

There are some films, and more specifically some directors, to which and to whom I devote my time and money against my better judgment. Alexander Payne is one such individual. After the painful but promisingly hysterical Election, he regressed with…

In case you missed it…

Recapping last week’s news in movie entertainment so you don’t have to. August 27, 31: James Cameron mouthed off about the misuse of 3D, specifically targeting Piranha 3D. Subsequently, Piranha 3D producer Mark Canton threw it right back in his…

The Disquiet Man

In counterpoint to the sound and fury that signals summer’s end, Dutch director Anton Corbijn serves up a quiet meditation on the loneliness of vocational murder in The American. If The Expendables is a callback to 1980s muscle-man pics, and…

Best. Year. Ever.

It’s a requirement of every blog. At the end of each year/decade/millennium, every cineaste, film fan, movie maven, what-have-you, is obliged to recap his or her favorite flicks of that timespan.