At the outset of the 2014 Starz Denver Film Festival, the weather gods seemed angry. Historic low temperatures put a damper on turnout for the Opening Night screening of 5 to 7, and daylong snowfall and the lingering freeze did likewise for Saturday's Big Night presentation of an infinitely higher p ... More >>
Like every fan of The Sopranos, the HBO landmark that was named the best written TV show ever by the Writers Guild of America earlier this month, I was saddened by news that actor James Gandolfini died yesterday of a heart attack while visiting Italy. This loss called to mind my strange connection ... More >>
The '90s don't get a lot of cinematic respect. Apart from a handful of acknowledged classics, film fans tend to overlook work from the rest of the decade. And that's a shame, because while the '90s might not be on the radar for a lot of cinemaphiles, there are plenty of good, ass-kicking crime and a ... More >>
Yesterday, I learned something so jaw-droppingly odd that I'm still trying to wrap my head around it. Turns out there's only one degree of separation between me and James Gandolfini, of The Sopranos fame. How? Because I dubbed his voice in the scene on view here -- an excerpt from his heretofore u ... More >>
It'd Be Cool if this sequel were any good. Too bad it ain't.
The Coen Brothers get tongue-in-cheeky in The Man Who Wasn't There.
Redford and Lurie wave the flag but fail to earn their stripes.
Brad and Julia get pistol-whipped by The Mexican.