Thursday, April 01, 2010

April Reviews

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

Amazon DVDs: Life - The Complete Series
[four-disc set]

Amazon Theatricals:
Mother and Child
Naomi Watts and Annet-
te Bening), The Joneses
(with Demi Moore and
David Duchovny), The
(with CiarĂ¡n
and Iben Hjejle), Exit Through the Gift Shop (Banksy
"holds a mirror up to hipsters"), and Oceans (Jacques Per-
rin of
Winged Migration and Microcosmos co-directs).

Still playing: Alice in Wonderland, Crazy Heart, Diary of a Wimpy Kid,
The Ghost Writer,
Please Give, Remember Me, and The Runaways.

SIFF: Three notes for the program guide (links to come).

Siffblog: My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done?,
(Lynch produces, Herzog directs, and Shannon stars) and
Mid-August Lunch (from the co-writer of Gomorrah).

Video Librarian: For Love of Liberty - The Story of Ameri-
ca's Black Patriots [two-disc set] , Hey Hey It's Esther Blue-
burger, The Jacksons - A Family Dynasty
[two-disc set],
The Real Housewives of New Jersey - Season 1
disc set]
, Toddlers & Tiaras - Season One [two-disc
, Beeswax,
I Am Ireland/Freedom [two-disc
Loins of Punjab Presents [two-disc set],
Living for the Day After Tomorrow
- Com-
plete Collection
[two-disc set]
, Meshu-
, and Summer Hours.

Endnote: Though I consider Michael Shannon
(My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done) a handsome
man, he can look pretty freaky from certain angles,
something the picture above uses to eerie advan-
tage (giving My Son co-star Udo Kier a run for
the money). Image from Sound on Sight.

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