The older he gets, the more it feels like he gave up trying long ago. If this slate of films is considered art of any kind, then I don’t know crap about film. I only know these films qualify as crap.
Ricky and his secrets may be gone, but he will continue to charm and astound as long as we can enjoy his performances.
CoolPapaE: When I heard the recent announcement that Robert Redford was retiring from acting, I thought, what better time than now for us to discuss one of the best […]
Pandora’s box has been opened, even if the folks who opened it didn’t know how to sustain the business model. The beauty of capitalism is they had their chance exposed a demand for a better way to enjoy a night on the town. Now others will compete to fill that need in a way in which everyone will get something better than they had before. I am glad to spend my dollars as smartly as possible, in order to make sure that happens. Theaters will change, or we will start a new paradigm of our life minus movies at the theater.
Moonie, her life is a fragile bubble that could pop at any time. Or she could learn to live like this, relying on the good will, mercy or silence of others to subsist in a life that is dishonest to us but just plain life to her.
My partner in the Adams and Jefferson on movies posts predicts a big night for Del Toro.
“Hugh Jackman had a great year, with The Greatest Showman and Logan. On the latter film, he does the near impossible in creating an unbreakable character who is finally driven to the point of breaking. His work with Stewart is some of the best of both of their careers. He should have been rewarded for this.”
Don’t let this man’s life outside of his art diminish the work others created in his presence.
Today, September 5, 2015 is the last day, according to the rules on the above card, that I am “guaranteed” to pick up my pre-ordered Steelbook copy of Mad Max: […]
Life Itself – 2014 Director Steve James Featuring Roger Ebert, Chaz Ebert, Martin Scorsese, Werner Herzog, Ava DuVernay, Gregory Nava, Marlene Iglitzen, Errol Morris, A.O. Scott, Richard Corliss, Ramin Bahrani Screenplay based upon Life Itself […]
The 86th Annual Oscars – Try to stay awake My excitement for the Oscars has never been more quaint. I enjoy the spectacle, but more often than not find myself […]
Note from CoolPapaE: My dear friend Steve, aka WeMissE is the only person I know that is a bigger Cinephile than I am. He spends considerable time each year watching […]
Let’s face it, I am not the key demographic for the Pet Shop Boys. And by that I mean, I am not at all into synth dance music. I would […]
There was a time when, as a teenager, I was relegated to spending my summer afternoons at home. Not old enough to drive and without siblings, relatives or anyone else around to […]
I have to admit it. Once I found out it wasn’t happening, I wasn’t interested, The list of nominees arrived on January 10 and Samuel L. Jackson’s name was not […]
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 140,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 7 sold-out performances for that many people to see it. […]