Movies I’ve Watched – 2008 (#1)

Waitress — A feel-good “dramedy” about a waitress with a talent for making pies who gets pregnant and falls for someone who isn’t her husband. It has a cute quirky quality that seems popular with shows like Pushing Daisies and Dead Like Me, if you like that kind of thing. (Jan. 2/08) Primer — Some computer geeks create what turns out to be — I’m only guessing here — a

Phucks Per Minute

List of films ordered by uses of the word “fuck”. The top 10 films in their list fucking suck, although I only saw one of them. I’m surprised Pulp Fiction is only #15 on the fucking list. VINCENT: I think we should be going now. JULES: Don’t do that! Don’t you fuckin’ do that! Don’t blow this shit off! What just happened was a fuckin’ miracle! VINCENT: Chill the fuck

Top 10 Films

Directors reveal their top 10 films: Everyone loves a list – even film directors. But what do their Top 10s say about their personalities? John Walker decides that Quentin Tarantino lacks a sense of humour, whereas Terry Jones goes to the cinema to cheer himself up. I recognize only one of the movies in Jim Jarmusch’s list: L’Atalante (Vigo, 1934) Tokyo Story (Ozu, 1953) They Live by Night (N Ray,

Books Made Into Films

Books Made Into Movies: Here, in alphabetical order, are some good books that have been made into acceptable films (or some good movies made from acceptable books). Lousy books made into lousy films we don’t do here.