Archive for October 11th, 2005

The Man Who Wasn’t There DVD

The Coen Brother’s latest film “The Man Who Wasn’t There” reminded me of the theory about how a butterfly flapping its wings in the rain forest could set off a chain reaction that causes a hurricane halfway around the world. Read the rest of this entry »


Nobody believes a liar – even when they’re telling the truth. When a young woman is found murdered, a group of local high school students decide to further scare their classmates by spreading online rumors that a serial killer called “The Wolf” is on the loose. By describing “The Wolf’s” next victims, the students’ game is to see how many people they can convince – and if anyone will uncover the lie Read the rest of this entry »

Freaky Friday

The original “Freaky Friday” sits on a shelf among other movies I consider comfort food. “The Parent Trap,” “The Three Lives of Thomasina,” “Darby O’Gill and the Little People.” Walt Disney movies I grew up with and turn to when the world becomes mean and cruel. Read the rest of this entry »


Cursed is a sheep in wolf’s clothing, pulling the wool over what might have been a decent bit of rip and shred. Flabby and incoherent, Cursed is a werewolf movie with no bite, a mangy mutt that just sits there licking its bone instead of chewing it. Read the rest of this entry »