Blog Archives

The Descendants (2011) – Alexander Payne (Friday’s Finest)

I caught for the second time on cable this 5 time nominated Academy Award movie including for Best Picture, which won for Best Adapted Screenplay. This American comedy-drama film is based on the 2007 novel of the same name by

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Movies and TV

Good Night, and Good Luck (2005) – George Clooney (Friday’s finest)

Edward R. Murrow: We have currently a built-in allergy to unpleasant or disturbing information. Our mass media reflect this. But unless we get up off our fat surpluses and recognize that television in the main is being used to distract,

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Movies and TV

Hail, Caesar! – A Playful but Unrealised Coen Brothers Romp

I finally saw the Coen Brothers’ latest Hail, Caesar! (click for IMDB overview). It’s very  playful, multilayered, satirical and witty as you would expect from the highly original Coen duo. Stylistically and comedically it felt reminiscent of a Mel Brook’s

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Movies and TV