The Ocean’s Films: Then, Then and Now

Hopefully, once they get past the #metoo stain, they can include Damon and the rest of the cast in a future film.

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Gravity: Beautiful, if annoying

Gravity - 2013 Director Alfonso Cuarón Starring Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris (voice) Screenplay Jonás and Alfonso Cuarón In the end, it's not how long one lives, but the quality of life one lives.  The events that take place in the span of the film Gravity lends credence to that axiom.  If I were in the … Continue reading Gravity: Beautiful, if annoying

The Heat: What happens when you put these two together

The Heat - 2013 Director Paul Feig Starring Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, Demián Bichir, Marlon Wayans, Michael Rapaport, Jane Curtin, Dan Bakkedahl, Taran Killam,  Michael McDonald, Tom Wilson, Bill Burr Screenplay Katie Dippold This is written by a woman.  I keep telling myself this, to no avail.  The number of curse words that emanate from the mouths of women, it feels like an Olympic achievement by the … Continue reading The Heat: What happens when you put these two together

One for the Money is worth more than it got

One For The Money - 2011 Directed by Julie Anne Robinson Starring Katheryn Heigl, Jason O' Mara, Daniel Sunjata, Debbie Reynolds, John Leguizamo, Sherri Shepherd, Annie Parisse Screenplay by Liz Brixius, Stacy Sherman and Karen Ray, based on the novel by Janet Evanovich Despite my best intentions, I do enjoy Katheryn Heigl.  Never liked her in Grey's Anatomy, not … Continue reading One for the Money is worth more than it got

I Don’t Have A Vote: Cool Papa E Picks The 84th Oscars

2012 Academy Awards Please don't let this be the year that the gimmicky French film wins.  I would prefer that the real masterpiece that took place in Paris, France take home the gold.  The rush to crown The Artist as Best Picture feels a little like the time we anointed Brokeback Mountain the movie of our times.  If it … Continue reading I Don’t Have A Vote: Cool Papa E Picks The 84th Oscars