Category: Movies


Given that Pixar’s latest movie was written and directed by Brad Bird (The Incredibles) and tells the tale of a rat who doesn’t want to eat garbage and dreams of… Read more »


This is a quirky little Irish musical that is getting a limited distribution in the U.S. I enjoyed it; the music is great, but I suspect it will have limited… Read more »


This is a well-made and well-acted film, but ultimately one that I find unsatisfactory. Jenna (Keri Russell) is a strikingly beautiful waitress with a fantastic talent for making pies. She… Read more »

Hot Fuzz

This movie is a British parody of American cop/buddy/action thrillers. That’s an easily parodied genre, but the dry British humor makes this surprisingly quirky and interesting. Nicholas Angel (Simon Pegg)… Read more »

The Namesake

This is an earnest, heartfelt and well-intentioned movie, and I really wish that I liked it more than I do. It’s basically about some immigrants from India who name their… Read more »

The Hoax

In 1970 Clifford Irving, a minor writer best known for a biography of a notorious art forger, approached McGraw-Hill with an astonishing proposal: he had made a deal with reclusive… Read more »