Monthly Archives: January 2014

Theme: Natalie Portman; Week: Jan 31-Feb 6/14

Léon: The Professional (1994, #27) Black Swan (2010, #235) V for Vendetta (2005, #151) Which Natalie Portman flick should be MOTW next week?

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Switching the subject for just a moment…

This blog is about movies, but where it’s the space I use to write more than a short status update, I thought I’d use it to post some closing comments on a discussion a group of us had on my … Continue reading

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This week’s (Jan 24-30/14) movie of the week is… Cinema Paradiso!

Cinema Paradiso has a very cool distinction that few other films have: it makes me love movies even more. Watching them, going to the theatre, talking about them, writing about them–everything. Each time I see LOTR: The Return of the King, I love … Continue reading

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I’m addicted to lists… Here are my favourite actresses and actors of all time in order:

Actors: 1. Daniel Day-Lewis      2. Brad Pitt            3. John Cusack           4. Christian Bale  5. Robert Duvall     6. Jim Carrey     7. Tom Hanks     8. Edward Norton 9. Morgan Freeman       10. Charles Chaplin      11. Bill Murray      … Continue reading

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Decade: The 80’s (Week: Jan 24-30/14)

Actually, this is a combination of decade and theme. The decade is 80’s, but the theme is foreign movies. Even if you haven’t seen any, perhaps vote for the one that you would be most interested in seeing. 1. Cinema … Continue reading

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This week’s (Jan 17-23/14) movie of the week is… Alien!

Let’s play a guessing game. See if you can guess what age I was when I allowed this movie to scare the poop out of me. Here are some initial hints: The movie was made in 1979, you can know … Continue reading

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250 Introductions from the Movies

Watch this from beginning to end and you’ll thank yourself for time well spent. A few f-bombs, so be forewarned: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d85ApjyMjV4

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