Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2011) and Wife Versus Secretary (1936)

Watched January 21, 2012 Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2011): 3.7/5 This review contains a few spoilers of minor elements of the film. Also, keep in mind that I have not read the book! Let’s start with the positives: Newcomer Thomas Horn as Oskar, Max von Sydow as The Renter and John Goodman in the very small role of Stan the Doorman give stellar performances. … Continue reading Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2011) and Wife Versus Secretary (1936)

Lindsey’s Lists: Anticipating in 2012, Part I

Originally published on recollective.tumblr.com, January 15, 2012 It’s certainly no secret that I prefer old films over new releases, but that doesn’t stop me from hitting the local $5 matinee for new releases a couple of times a month. 2011 was, in my opinion, a pretty good year for movies. The number of new releases that I watched and enjoyed was the largest it has … Continue reading Lindsey’s Lists: Anticipating in 2012, Part I