Sunday, February 01, 2009

February Reviews

These are the reviews and other pieces I'm working on this month.

Amazon DVDs: The
Sidney Poitier Collec-
tion
(Edge of the City,
A Patch of Blue, Some-
thing of Value, and A
Warm December) [four-disc set], The Guitar (with Saffron Burrows), Magnificent Obsession - Criterion Collection, and 60 Minutes Presents - Obama: All Access.

Amazon Theatricals: Gomorrah (Italian mob master-
piece), Two Lovers (James Gray directs Gwyneth Paltrow
and Joaquin Phoenix), He's Just Not That into You (with
Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Aniston, Ben Affleck, etc.),
GreenCine: I'll be liveblogging the Oscars—and I'm psyched.

Siffblog: The second part of my Wendy and Lucy review,
an interview with Medicine for Melancholy director Barry Jen-

Still playing: Frozen River, Gran Torino, and Wendy and Lucy.

Video Librarian: Chris & Don - A Love Story, Freddie
Hubbard - One of a Kind, Public Enemy - Revolverlution
Tour: Australia 2003 [click here for my reviews of It Takes
a Nation: London Invasion 1987
and Live from the House of
Blues
]
, Elvis - Return to Tupelo, The Breast Cancer Diaries,
Lioness, Pregnant in America, and We Want Roses Too.



Please click here for my interview with Oscar nominee Courtney Hunt.

Endnote: Martine Carol image from the Seattle International Film Festival. Lola Mont├Ęs plays SIFF Cinema (321 Mercer St.) from Feb. 20-26. For more information, please click the link or call 206-633-7151. Incidentally, I didn't name my cat Lola after Carol, Marlene Dietrich's showgirl in The Blue Angel, or any other celluloid Lola, but after the Kinks song about the cross-dresser.

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