Lost in Previews: My Week With Marilyn

I was not expecting much from the film My Week With Marilyn.  Yet another actress trying to portray Marilyn Monroe.  The power of a fantastic trailer is very evident in this case because it makes this film look damn good.  Michelle Williams looks positively amazing both in looks and in acting like Marilyn.  If the... Continue Reading →

Win a signed BLUE VALENTINE poster! *CLOSED*

Win a theatrical poster for the film BLUE VALENTINE signed by the films Director Derek Cianfrance! Blue Valentine is an intimate, shattering portrait of a disintegrating marriage. On the far side of a once-passionate romance, Cindy (Michelle Williams) and Dean (Ryan Gosling) are married with a young daughter. Hoping to save their marriage, they steal... Continue Reading →

Lost in Previews: Meek’s Cutoff

Meek's Cutoff brings us back to 1845 and the time of the beginning of the Oregon Trail.  This is a setting you do not see very often in movies, except maybe Dances With Wolves.  You are in the middle of nowhere, traveling to hopefully a better place and life.  The cast includes Michelle Williams, Bruce Greenwood,... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Blue Valentine

I was eagerly waiting to see Blue Valentine.   With all of the buzz around the initial MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) rating of NC-17 and the buzz of it being such a good movie, I jumped at the chance to review it.   I happened to see Blue Valentine on the day that... Continue Reading →

Lost in Previews: Blue Valentine

I heard about Blue Valentine from the Cannes Film Festival and the photo opportunities that produced some really good shots of the two stars, Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams.  The film is basically about their characters' relationship and the ups and downs.  I really like the trailer.  The shooting style of the opening scene has a shaky,... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Shutter Island

Any fear that you had due to Shutter Island's release date change can be laid to rest because Scorsese knocks this one out of the park.  Stepping away from a comfortable genre with ease and while I love his other films, Shutter Island gives him a chance to make a film that stands on it's own among his other... Continue Reading →

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