I Don’t Have A Vote: Cool Papa E thinks the 85th Oscars Suck

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 among them.  There is no good reason for it, either.  Within the list of nominees, even the guy from his own movie, Christoph Waltz, didn't … Continue reading I Don’t Have A Vote: Cool Papa E thinks the 85th Oscars Suck

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CPE and Em: War Horse, or Em’s most eagerly anticipated film of the year

War Horse - 2011 Directed by Steven Speilberg Starring Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, Peter Mullan, David Thewlis, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston Screenplay by Richard Curtis and Lee Hall based on War Horse by Michael Morpurgo From the first time a commercial for this film happened upon our screen, Em has bugged her mother and (especially) me to let her watch this movie. … Continue reading CPE and Em: War Horse, or Em’s most eagerly anticipated film of the year

CPE and Em: The Adventures of Tintin rolls a bit like Indy

The Adventures of Tintin - 2011 Directed by Steven Spielberg Starring Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis , Daniel Craig, Nick Frost, Simon Pegg, Toby Jones, Tony Curran, Gad Elmaleh Screenplay by Stephen Moffatt, Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish based on The Adventures of Tintin, by Hergé The faces of The Adventures of Tintin and his co-stars look disturbingly similar … Continue reading CPE and Em: The Adventures of Tintin rolls a bit like Indy

Super 8: Kind of like the Goonies, only good.

Super 8 - 2011 Written and Directed by J.J. Abrams Starring Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning, Kyle Chandler, Ron Eldard, Riley Griffiths, Ryan Lee, David Gallagher, Noah Emmerich, Bruce Greenwood, Amanda Michalka When seeing The Goonies at age 14, I remember asking myself what the hell Spielberg, Columbus and Donner must have thought of kids.  Given that the … Continue reading Super 8: Kind of like the Goonies, only good.