Born On This Day – November 29

“In an era of breadlines, depression and wars, I tried to help people get away from all the misery… to turn their minds to something else. I wanted to make people happy, if only for an hour.” –Busby Berkeley “It’s a funny thing; people sometimes accuse us of condescending to our characters somehow — that to me is kind of inexplicable.” –Joel Coen   Continue reading Born On This Day – November 29

Movie Beat – 12.28.12

Allegiance – It’s the last weekend for releases of the great 2012, too bad that it will go out with a whimper and not a bang. First up is a low-budget independent about a company of soldiers awaiting deployment to Iraq (methinks this movie is a few years behind the times). One soldier is being sent home, and one solider has a sick kid and wants to stay home, but they won’t let him. Too bad that he is also the most talented medic the company has seen and those are the guys they usually keep around. To whom do … Continue reading Movie Beat – 12.28.12