Early Review: The Social Network

Yes, The Social Network is the movie about the founders of facebook.  But as adapted  by Aaron Sorkin (A Few Good Men) from the Ben Mezrich book “The Accidental Billionaires” and directed by David Fincher (Zodiac, Se7en, etc.), you can be damn certain that the story is a hell of a lot more complex and intense … Continue reading

Movie Review: Solitary Man

Meet Ben Kalmen, “New York’s (formerly) honest car salesman.”  Six years ago, an EKG found a problem with his heart and he immediately fled the scene, never returning to a hospital again.  You see, Ben’s not the kind of guy who wants to know when he’s going to die.  Since then, his life has been … Continue reading

Best of the Decade #9: The Squid and the Whale

I like the big budget blockbusters just as much as the next person, but anyone who knows me knows that I’m a sucker for those little independent dramedies.  I’m always amazed when I see a bare bones film that relies on nothing more than a strong screenplay, good actors that are perfectly cast, and classic … Continue reading