Ben Kingsley Circling MARY MOTHER OF CHRIST

     September 27, 2012

Usually when I say Mary Mother of Christ, it’s due to a bout with Tourette’s or just after smashing my thumb with a hammer.  In this case, the film is actually a prequel of sorts to Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the …

First Trailer for MY WEEK WITH MARILYN

     October 5, 2011

The first trailer for My Week With Marilyn has gone online. Based on the memoirs of Lawrence Olivier’s assistant Colin Clark, the film details a week in the life of Marilyn Monroe as seen through the eyes of Clark. The …

Sundance 2011: THE MUSIC NEVER STOPPED Review

     January 21, 2011

Schmaltz isn’t always a bad thing.  It’s just usually a bad thing since it tells us how to feel, eschews genuine emotion in favor of forced sentiment, and cheapens emotional payoff.  The Music Never Stopped is undoubtedly schmaltzy.  It’s a …