A Brief Manifesto
Go see this movie.
Enough with throwing people through buildings.
The “Line-O-Rama” in the DVD’s extra features section had me laughing so hard I had to leave the room and think of something sad.
Go. If only to hear homegirl Anne Hathaway’s big number. It is the single most remarkable thing I’ve seen in a movie since … well I don’t know if I’ve ever seen anything that made me react that way.
Peter Jackson needs someone to tell him, “no.” Someone to tell him, “just because you can do something doesn’t mean you should.” That less is more.
But then, I’m a geek.
Love it or not, it will always have this shot.
It’s Day Twelve of our FIOS outage, and we have been taking advantage of the local movie theaters and a pile of still-shrinkwrapped DVDs around the house. Here are our findings.
Ben Affleck does the ’70s a solid with his thriller “Argo,” the true-life story of the rescue of six American Embassy employees stranded in post-revolutionary Iran.