That wacky duo Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez. If you liked “Sin City” you’ll love this one. The first part of the “Grindhouse” double-feature, it’s a way-over-the-top hommage to a certain kind of splattery horror-science-fiction-zombie genre that was coming soon to a drive-in near you back in the ’70s, Planet Terror has a plot too […]
Or, The Apotheosis Of The Chase Scene
I caught the third of this trio of films last night, and I can’t recommend the series enough.
These movies really don’t have anything in common other than the fact that I’ve seen them in the last week or so. First is “The Untouchables,” which was airing on AMC under the rubric of a “20th Anniversary.” I loved this movie when it came out, and rented it a bunch of times, but haven’t […]
I finally got around to watching this tonight. Probably the worst great movie I’ve ever seen. Or the best terrible movie. The first two-thirds were brilliant, but that last section — WTF? I could have really done without that alternate-persona twist. It’s an OK idea, but did it have to be so literal?
This two-hour show airs Sunday, March 18 from 8 – 10 p.m. US eastern time. Last spring, The Broadway Bach Ensemble was approached by the producers to appear in a few scenes. We gathered the troops together one night in May along with a film crew and an actor, a nice gentleman who was portraying, of all things, a trumpet player.
If you haven’t seen this movie, get up, go to the video store and rent it.
Edward Norton plays a very unusual magician in fin de siÃ¨cle Vienna. His childhood friend (and adult crush) Sophie, played by Jessica “sexiest woman alive” Biel, is about to be engaged to the Crown Prince Leopold, the heir to the throne. She’s unfortunately out of his league, at least as far as others believe. Forcibly […]