Movie Review: Rachel Getting Married (2008)

Rachel Getting Married (2008) 

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Rosemarie DeWitt, Mather Zickel, Bill Irwin, Anna Deavere Smith, Anisa George, Tunde Adebimpe, Debra Winger

Directed By: Jonathan Demme
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To laugh and cry and cry and laugh about it all again

To laugh and cry and cry and laugh about it all again

I just found out about the Sleeveface blog today, which posts pictures of “one or more persons obscuring or augmenting any part of their body or bodies with record sleeve(s) causing an illusion”. So of course, I had to give it a shot myself once I got home. Yes, that’s me in the picture above.

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Concert Review: Lucinda Williams – Calgary, AB (11-10-08)

Much of Lucinda Williams’ catalogue explores the depths of pain and loss, be it in alternative country, folk, or blues fusion form. While she does have some up tempo tracks in her catalogue (often of the bawdy, blues-influenced variety) her best songs usually find her describing misery of some kind. It’s the sort of thing that makes her one of the best songwriters in the world, but could threaten to make an evening of her music a less than thrilling night out.
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Winter Movie Season, Part One

Time to once again plan ahead for the movies I’m looking at seeing in the next couple of months. If you’re wondering, no, I don’t necessarily think that anyone else could give a damn what my movie plans are. But if one can’t use their own blog for their own purposes, then what’s the point? Plus, I’m interested in what you all are looking forward to seeing, so feel free to drop a comment.

Looking back at my fall movie list, I listed 14 movies I had my eye on to see. I ended up seeing only half of them, with 6 out of 7 of them coming at TIFF. So, since coming back from Toronto, I’ve only gone to one movie. Part of this was the lack of desire after the 28 film binge, the other part was that there hasn’t been any stellar movies to make me want to get back on the saddle. From that list, I’m still waiting for Rachel Getting Married to come to Calgary, and will go see it when it does, and will probably make time for Changeling, and maybe The Duchess and Body of Lies, although not necessarily in theatres. It’ll all depend on how much I want to see this next batch of movies.
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DVD Review: L.A. Confidential (Two-Disc Special Edition)

L.A. Confidential (1997)

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, James Cromwell, Kim Basinger, David Strathairn, Danny DeVito

Directed By: Curtis Hanson
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