I’m a pretty avid newspaper reader, and I try to keep current on things like movie reviews. That’s why I was pretty surprised when I read a bunch of year-end top 10 lists and saw a movie popping up that I had never heard about. I finally got around to renting Once, and I can’t … More Once
As a seasoned arts administrator, I have an ingrained need to share my opinions on all manner of performances, especially in those areas in which I have no particular expertise. I may not be an actor, director, writer, cinematographer, or key grip, but that won’t stop me from making bold statements about their craft. This … More Juno
Just thought I’d post some thoughts on a few movies I’ve watched over the past week.The Bourne UltimatumI love the Bourne trilogy, and the third might be the strongest of the set. Jason Bourne is my new role model – he’s extremely intelligent, focused, driven, and can kill people in a variety of innovative ways. … More Recent Movie Reviews
Once every couple of years we present a movie on our Pops series. The film is shown on a big screen suspended above the stage while the orchestra performs the score. The Bugs Bunny show from a few years ago was very successful, and many patrons still talk about the Charlie Chaplin films. This week’s … More A Tale of Two Movies
Fueled by months of anticipation and terrific reviews, Bronwen and I headed out last night to see Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan. As expected, it was pretty much the funniest thing I have ever seen.It has been a long time since I went to a big movie opening. … More Borat!