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SAG screener 2017 #2 – HIDDEN FIGURES

SAG screener 2017 #2 – HIDDEN FIGURES

Last night we watched HIDDEN FIGURES. I liked it a lot. I didn’t love it, but I think highly of it. It’s a little cloying. A bit cliché. There’s nothing wrong with clichéd elements, but they could have skipped a little quicker over some of that intro....
SAG screener 2017 #1 – FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS

SAG screener 2017 #1 – FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS

It’s that time of year again. This seasons’s SAG screeners are now on our TO DO list. January is already shaping up to be intense, marching directly toward my February 3rd surgery date. Mark and I have 11 films in total to watch before the end of January....
SAG screener #10: WHIPLASH

SAG screener #10: WHIPLASH

For some reason I had a built-in aversion to this film even though I had no real idea what it was about. When we found out we had to watch it as a screener we were both eager to put the viewing off as long as possible. Neither of us care much for cruelty…or jazz...
SAG screener #9: STILL ALICE

SAG screener #9: STILL ALICE

Not much I can write about this. I knew it would be hard to watch and trigger all sorts of personal fears, which it did. And thanks to Julianne Moore’s heartbreaking performance, it was so so so real. We loved it. I cried my eyes out. Beautiful,...
LOVE IS STRANGE

LOVE IS STRANGE

We didn’t get a chance to see LOVE IS STRANGE on its initial release, but have been eagerly awaiting it on VOD. I love me some John Lithgow. His performance in THE WORLD ACCORDING TO GARP will forever be one of the touchstones that got me through my 20’s...
INHERENT VICE

INHERENT VICE

I didn’t used to see Paul Thomas Anderson films on the big screen, only discovering them on home video. I saw BOOGIE NIGHTS first (and loved it) but even so, I didn’t rush out to see MAGNOLIA a couple years later, eventually catching it on VHS a year after...

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