A SERIOUS MAN Blu-ray Review

     February 6, 2015

Regardless of the reception of Joel and Ethan Coen’s A Serious Man, one thing is clear: whatever creative or emotional bullshit led to their duo of moderate to mediocre to bad films (Intolerable Cruelty, The Ladykillers) – whatever the dust, …

Matt’s Top 10 Trailers of 2009

     February 10, 2010

Since it seems like I have to watch every trailer that comes out in a given year, I feel it only fair to highlight the ones that were worth my precious two-and-a-half minutes. A good trailer can throw a movie …

Matt’s Top 10 Films of 2009

     February 10, 2010

I’m so happy that 2009 was a front-loaded year.  Friends and family asked me on more than one occasion, “It’s the end of the year, so where are all the good movies?”  I responded that this year, for whatever reason, …

2009 Spirit Award Nominees

     December 1, 2009

Film Independent’s Spirit Awards are meant to honor “indie” films, i.e. no blockbuster movies allowed but if you played at some festivals and didn’t cost a lot of money, you’re in consideration.  The Spirit Awards are a good indicator of …

A SERIOUS MAN Review

     November 29, 2009

Combined with “No Country for Old Men” and “Burn After Reading”, The Coen Brothers’ latest movie, “A Serious Man” could complete an unofficial “Existentialist Trilogy”.  “No Country” says that the world is an uncertain and unforgiving place.  “Burn After Reading” …

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