About Schmidt (2002)

About Schmidt (2002)     About Schmidt opens with a long take of Warren Schmidt (Jack Nicholson) sitting in a nondescript box of an office in Omaha, Nebraska, a stack of cartons piled up waiting for the movers,  ...

About Schmidt (2002)

About Schmidt (2002)     About Schmidt opens with a long take of Warren Schmidt (Jack Nicholson) sitting in a nondescript box of an office in Omaha, Nebraska, a stack of cartons piled up waiting for the movers,  ...

Aberdeen

Aberdeen Aberdeen is the third film for Norwegian writer/director Hans Petter Moland and the first since his 1995 Zero Kelvin. The latter had three trappers isolated in a cabin in the frozen tundra of Greenland. Aberdeen has a  ...

Aberdeen

Aberdeen Aberdeen is the third film for Norwegian writer/director Hans Petter Moland and the first since his 1995 Zero Kelvin. The latter had three trappers isolated in a cabin in the frozen tundra of Greenland. Aberdeen has a  ...

Cadillac Records: culturevulture.net -film review

Cadillac Records is the fictionalized story of Chicago’s legendary Chess Records, its owner, Len Chess and some of Chess’ fabulous early stars—Muddy Waters, Little Walter, Howlin’ Wolf, Chuck Berry and Etta James. Cadillac Records surprised me. I expected the  ...

Quantum of Solace

Regardless of what you may have heard, I did not travel from San Francisco to London to see Quantum of Solace before it opened in the US. But I did see the film on my first night in London, at  ...

American Beauty

The anomie of suburban life has been done to death in American cinema, but American Beauty is a bitterly funny and beautifully crafted film, even if it does cover a lot of familiar ground. It’s a movie that keeps replaying  ...

The Bourne Ultimatum

The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) http://www.thebourneultimatum.com/ Directed by Paul Greengrass Starring Matt Damon, Julia Stiles USA PG-13 111 minutes In 1968, the delicious Steve McQueen engaged in the delicious car chase in the delicious Bullitt. For the Baby Boomer  ...

Dan in Real Life

It's hard not to enjoy a heartwarming movie, such as Dan in Real Life, in which Dan, a cheerless widower with three children (Alison Pill, Brittany Robertson and Marlene Lawston) finds love and happiness. It's also hard not to  ...

culturevulture.net – review

Directed by Sean Penn Written by Jon Krakauer and Sean Penn Starring Emile Hirsch 140 min. Rating: R http://www.intothewild.com/ If you've ever wondered whether you're a glass half-full or a glass half-empty kind of movie-goer, Into the Wild will give  ...