Category: Films

  • Moving pictures

    Some films seem to be about special effects, or are vehicles for particular actors or celebrities, or are cynical attempts to make money from the movie-going public. That’s why it is so great to see a real story told in moving pictures.

  • M:I, Count On Me, Mulholland Dr.

    Watching Mission: Impossible III a while back reminded me how good the M:I films are, so we watched the first two again. The first one really was as good as I remembered it being, but I couldn’t remember quite how the second one went. Watching it again, I can see why I didn’t find it […]

  • The Royal Tenenbaums

    I found The Royal Tenenbaums to be quite similar to The Squid and the Whale, in that I didn’t really enjoy it.

  • Films

    Films I’ve seen recently: Return To Me, The Lake House, Scent of a Woman and You, Me and Dupree.

  • Click

    Click is a great idea for a film: a universal remote control that controls your universe. Adam Sandler is usually quite good for funny-but-with-sad-bits films, and I think this was just the wrong film for him. The film ended up being a little bit too stuck in the formula, and too sentimental, and that’s a […]