movies, thinking out loud

Blind Spots and Expectations

I thought the other day, despite all the movie reviews I write, I may not actually be a very good reviewer. Which is not to say that the things I write aren't interesting or insightful or, at the very least, fun to write. But my approach is very different than a typical film critic, I think. I read an interview with Tarantino as part of my review of Django Unchained that got me thinking. Continue Reading
movies, photo, thinking out loud

Searching for Stardom

There have been a surprising number of articles recently discussing the art of making a movie star (if you consider Feb and March recent in June). It's an occasionally discussed topic, especially whenever you start comparing the current slate of "movie stars" against the old guard. Continue Reading