Enter AFI

Posted by · 9:49 am · November 2nd, 2009

I haven’t had a chance to preview/write-up AFI Fest due to some a dizzying weekend and family obligations, but I should probably do that with the festivities entering a fourth day. “Fantastic Mr. Fox” kicked things off last week and with the festival moving from the Arclight on Sunset to the historic Chinese Theatre on […]

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AFI Fest announces line-up, Mortensen and Plummer tributes, ‘Single Man’ closer

Posted by · 10:52 am · October 14th, 2009

AFI Fest is right around the corner here in Los Angeles.  Wes Anderson’s “Fantastic Mr. Fox” has already been announced as the opening night gala.  Today’s release reveals that Tom Ford’s “A Single Man” will close out the fest. Additionally, tributes have been announced for Viggo Mortensen (his second festival tribute of the season, FYI) […]

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North by northwest, via Tatooine

Posted by · 12:06 pm · August 15th, 2009

I don’t even like “Star Wars,” but I would hang this on my wall in a heartbeat: (Courtesy: io9)

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More re-imagined movie posters from TCM

Posted by · 8:31 am · August 14th, 2009

You might recall the dozen or so classic films that were re-imagined with new movie posters by Turner Classic Movies a few weeks back.  The network has now cooked up loads more in celebration of its Summer Under the Stars series.  You can check them all out over at the official site, but the top […]

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THE LISTS: Top 10 movies I watched with Dad

Posted by · 11:23 am · June 16th, 2009

In case you’re like me and you happen to forget these things throughout the year, let today’s edition of The Lists serve as a reminder: Father’s Day is this weekend! With that in mind, and as a personal tribute of sorts to my pops, who turns 56 today in addition to celebrating his 28th Father’s […]

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Looking down the nose from across the pond

Posted by · 10:19 am · June 12th, 2009

Boy, the Brits sure are down on Hollywood this afternoon.  First and foremost, perhaps as an off-set to that “here come the franchises” piece linked in this morning’s round-up, David Thomson writes nearly 1,400 words before coming to his fairly reasoned thesis.  If you get through the painful film school lesson (and really, I love […]

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