Screening Log #68: To Rome with Love (2012)

Written and Directed by Woody Allen Starring Woody Allen, Jesse Eisenberg, Roberto Benigni, Alessandro Tiberi, Alec Baldwin, Penélope Cruz, Ellen Page, and Fabio Armiliato       Retirement offers an opportunity for people to indulge themselves in the things they may not have done enough while they were working: relax, travel, garden, jet ski, sky dive, … Continue reading

Screening Log #64: Moulin Rouge! (2001)

Written by Baz Luhrmann and Craig Pearce Directed by Baz Luhrmann Starring Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, Jim Broadbent, and Richard Roxburgh       Somewhat apropos of the recent spate of Great Gatsby related publicity material surfacing of late – or, at least, in the light of this marketing which allows this piece some slice … Continue reading

Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979) and Dracula (1992): Dracula, In Medias Resurrected

Nosferatu the Vampyr (1979) Written by Werner Herzog based on the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker Directed by Werner Herzog Starring Klaus Kinski, Isabelle Adjani, and Bruno Ganz Dracula (1992) Written by James V. Hart based on the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker Directed by Francis Ford Coppola Starring Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Keanu Reeves, … Continue reading

Screening Log #13: Certified Copy (2011)

My favourite, and perhaps the best, film of 2011 finally finds its way into a theatre near me.