Category: 'Reviews'

Category archives are in date order with the oldest posts first.

2001: A Space Odyssey

Thursday, January 17th, 2002

Music of the spheres.

Bottom Line: Must-see Classic.

Warlock

Saturday, February 2nd, 2002

If you’re a Buffy fan, you will probably like Warlock.

The Earthquake Bird

Sunday, February 3rd, 2002

The Earthquake Bird.
Susanna Jones.
Mysterious Press, New York. 2001

Gosford Park

Tuesday, February 12th, 2002

Everyone in their place.

Bottom line: Highly recommended.

Two Films on Suicide

Tuesday, March 5th, 2002

The grief of those left behind.

Bottom Line: Recommended

About a Boy

Saturday, June 1st, 2002

No man is an island. Nor any boy, either.

Bottom Line: Recommended for everyone except those people dating commitment-phobes.

Minority Report

Thursday, June 27th, 2002

Everyone runs.

Bottom Line: Recommended with reservations.

My Cousin Rachel

Sunday, June 30th, 2002

My Cousin Rachel.
Daphne du Maurier.
1952.

Signs

Monday, August 5th, 2002

As with Close Encounters of the Third Kind, it’s not about them. It’s about us.

Bottom Line: Highly Recommended.

The Hours

Friday, January 17th, 2003

For all that this is a movie about writers, readers, and words, the emphasis is more visual than literary, more evocative than intellectual.

Bottom Line: Highly Recommended

The surface and beneath the surface