Just returned from a screening of Days of Heaven at a local theatre–not bad for a 28-year old film. Though advertised as a brand-spankin’ new print, I was disappointed: both the film and sound were scratchy, not to mention dark and out of focus (the film, not the sound). Didn’t matter though; I was as enraptured with it as I was the first time I saw it in Sacramento, California. It was exactly as I remembered it: dreamlike … Read the rest
A few Valentine’s Day observations:
Leah Garchik of SFGate.com lists some Valentine’s Day missives from the post-millennium world.
Blake Carver at LISNews.org reports Michael Gorman will be retiring next year. Despite the latest controversy, I’ll not only miss the dapper figure he cut at ALA, I’ll also miss the fact he’s … Read the rest
The Thankyoumas continues:
- Jessica Walter/Lucille Bluth: with 2005 designated as the break-out year for “older-women” roles (Joan Allen, Meryl Streep, heck–they’re even calling Diane Keaton a “matriarch” these days), the woman who for me personifies graceful aging is Lucille Bluth. Anybody who can blurt out the line “I don