This following is part of the plot summary on IMDb for the Bobcat Goldthwait directed documentary Call Me Lucky.
"Barry Crimmins is pissed. His hellfire brand of comedy has rained verbal lightning bolts on American audiences and politicians for decades, yet you've probably never heard of him."
That summary suggests that I've probably never heard of Barry Crimmins and it would be 100% correct. Going into this documentary I'd never heard of him. As it turns out I really wish…
About Elly is yet another impressive film from Iranian director Asghar Farhadi. I've previously seen A Separation which I really liked, and The Past which I absolutely loved. All three are just really well made and acted, and allow an American like myself a great opportunity to experience a culture that sadly many Americans fear. It's hard enough to get the average American to watch any foreign film much less a film from Iran. Thankfully I'm not like that. It's…
"Gentlemen, you had my curiousity. But now, you have my attention."
Quentin Tarantino has had my attention since the very first time I saw Pulp Fiction. It was the first film I ever saw where one of the first words that came to mind was masterpiece! It was my first Tarantino, I've seen everything he's directed since and I've been impressed every damn time. In my opinion he simply doesn't make bad films.
So with everything I said…
Looper is easily the best film I've seen this year! I loved everything about it! I was in awe from start to finish. The directing, performances, and plot are all top notch. Pierce Gagnon basically steals the show as Cid with the best child performance I've seen since Haley Joel Osment in The Sixth Sense. I teared up at one point because I was so happy with what I was seeing. I can't recommend this film highly enough and I think most people will love it.