Sight for sore eyes

Posted by · 4:03 am · January 19th, 2010

Three weeks into the new decade, the flood of lists rounding up the last one seems to have abated, but I enjoyed Stale Popcorn’s countdown of the decade’s best film posters, whose #1 coincides with that of a similar list on The Auteurs last month. (They have an interesting interview with designer Akiko Stehrenberger here.) […]

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REVIEW: “The White Ribbon” (***1/2)

Posted by · 2:05 pm · October 22nd, 2009

London Film Festival With apologies to Pete Townshend, the kids are most certainly not alright. Such is the message we seem to be gleaning from the cinema of 2009, as a vast range of unrelated titles – “Precious,” “Coraline,” “Dogtooth,” “Antichrist,” “Fish Tank,” even “An Education” – appear united in visiting the physical and/or psychological […]

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Correction!

Posted by · 3:51 pm · December 26th, 2008

I knew when I tapped out my “year in superlatives” post last week that something was bugging me about my Best Poster pick.  I had forgotten something, I just knew it.  And as much as I loved the “W.” one-sheet I picked, I don’t know, it didn’t feel right. Then I was reading through this […]

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