There Will Be Blood, There May Be Disappointment

I finally saw Paul Thomas Anderson’s There Will Be Blood last week. I was impressed, but the twelve others in the audience didn’t seem to digest it as well. Several left during the less exciting last hour of the film. Others derisively asked "whose idea was it to see this movie?" as they were leaving. […]

One Curmudgeon's Opinion: The Ten Best Films of 2007

Ah, year’s end: the time to reflect on the bounty that was the 2007 movie year. There were many truly great films, one that I would actually call a classic, scores of excellent documentaries, and even a bunch of major studio flicks that are actually worth watching and only missed this collection by a hair […]