Happiness

CV admits from the start: we hated Welcome to the Dollhouse, Todd Solondz' 1995 film, which we found to be unfunny and mean spirited. Fortunately, our good friend Tessi Tura urged us to try a little Happiness and who  ...

Hilary and Jackie

Hilary and Jackie is based on the book by Hilary du Pre recounting the story of her life and that of her sister, the cellist Jacqueline. As young children the sisters were very close; their emotional bond is described  ...

The Low Down

Frank is a London yuppie, roughly 30, who lives next door to a crackhouse. He's kept the place for years, clinging to his college affectations - the rough neighborhood is his badge of authenticity, a means of convincing himself  ...

My Dog Skip

Click the poster to buy at MovieGoods.com Time is a benevolent filter, it cushions our memories. A World War II veteran can calmly explain how he picked up a live grenade in 1944 and threw  ...

Pushing Tin

Click the poster to buy at MovieGoods.com "You land one million planes safely. Then you have one little mid-air and you never hear the end of it." Funny line. It appears on screen at the  ...

Requiem for a Dream

Darren Aronofsky's 1998 Pi was an edgy and thoughtful effort, a low-budget, black-and-white film that displayed intelligence and unusual promise with a fresh and original look to it. Requiem for a Dream, based on Hubert Selby, Jr.'s novel of  ...

Shanghai Noon

Blue Lotus of the Nile Nymphaea caerulea, also known as Blue Lily Organically grown and processed Pure dried flowers and nothing else Makes a great smoke. Shamanshop.net Ten years ago, when Jackie  ...

Snow Day

For many who grew up in the northeastern part of the United States, the words "snow day" still conjure up blissful memories of gathering around the radio, listening to the litany of weather-related cancellations with fingers crossed, and jumping  ...