(When I went) Haywire: A Review

I would not have seen Steven Soderbergh’s latest film, Haywire, if it hadn’t been for the review I happened to catch on NPR. The review made the film sound stylish, original and thoughtfully executed (which is not how the trailer portrayed the film with its’ clips of violence and over-the-top music). So I bought a ticket and hoped for … Continue reading

What I smuggled out of Contraband

I recently caught a late night showing of newcomer Baltasar Kormakur’s film, Contraband, on a whim. The marketing of this film hit Boston heavy, as I suspect every Mark Wahlberg film does as he and his brothers are hometown celebrities. However, when I first saw the posters, billboards and eventually the action-packed trailer, I had zero … Continue reading

The girl who watched The Dragon Tattoo

I am not someone who believes you should read the book before you watch the movie, or that you should read the book after the movie. Books and films are two separate mediums and I consider them to be two separate art forms and should be judged on their own merits. Having said that, when … Continue reading

What I spied in Tinker Tailor

              Last night I caught the 9:25 showing of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, a film I had been wanting to see for quite some time. The last movie I caught in theaters was a New Year’s Eve showing of Mission Impossible 4: Ghost Protocol in a giant IMAX theater … Continue reading

The movies of my 2011

  This time last year I decided to record all of the movies I watched, how I watched them, and the number of times I had seen the particular film. The list below is a concise recording of every film I watched from beginning to end, no matter how much I love or hate to … Continue reading