“The Departed” Review

The Departed is the most fun I had watching a movie in a movie theatre in 2006. (The packed audience was into the movie, everyone jumping, reacting, listening, dreading at the same moments. I’m happy to watch most movies with a minimal audience, but in this case, my initial viewing experience may have been improved by the presence of such a good audience.) It’s been well over a decade since

“Red River” is a Good Old Fashioned Western

I agree with everything Roger Ebert says, that Red River is a film that captures “the exhilaration of being on a horse under the big sky with a job to do and a paycheck at the other end. [It is] one of the greatest of all Westerns…” It’s a bit chauvinist in its portrayal of women, but it’s easy to overlook such qualities because it is so damn entertaining (things

Comments on “An Inconvenient Truth”

An Inconvenient Truth isn’t really a movie. It’s a message about global warming and the end of the world in the form of a presentation given by Al Gore. But it’s solid science and it’s still worth watching — even if you think you already know everything about global warming. Even if temperature on the planet isn’t being affected by man-made pollution, it’s still pollution that’s slowly poisoning ecosystems around