Category Archives: Documentary

“Le Weekend” and “The Act of Killing” (Film Reviews)

Le Weekend (2013) Director: Roger Michell Screenplay: Hanif Kureishi Cast: Lindsay Duncan, Jim Broadbent, Jeff Goldblum The cast shines but it’s Hanif Kureishi’s savvy, wise script that is the real star of “Le Weekend “.  Kureishi is a gifted writer, his screenplays and … Continue reading

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Recently viewed…and read

Making Movies With Orson Welles by Gary Graver (with Andrew J. Rausch) (Scarecrow Press; 2008) Secured a copy of Gary Graver’s memoir Making Movies With Orson Welles through an interlibrary loan (all the way from the University of Alberta library … Continue reading

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“Cave of Forgotten Dreams” & “Submarine”

A rare treat for our family yesterday:  the Roxy Theater in Saskatoon was featuring two movies I’ve been anxious to see.  God bless the Roxy, they even offer Saturday and Sunday matinees; so we made the short drive in to … Continue reading

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New reviews posted! Read all about it!

Yes, indeed. It’s been awhile since I updated my reviews and this afternoon I added seven (7) new films to the roster: “Dante 01” (Dir.  Marc Caro) “Bonnie & Clyde”  (Dir.  Arthur Penn) “Easy Riders & Raging Bulls” (Dir.  Kenneth … Continue reading

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Recent additions to my movie collection

Seems like DVDs are going the way of VHS tapes.  I’m finding bins full of movies and snapping up some very good flicks to add to my collection.  Hey, I’m not complaining, at least in the short term.  I’m scooping … Continue reading

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