I really dropped the ball this weekend. I intended to write and post this as a Streaming Saturday but I ran out of time. Then on Sunday I wanted to write it but only after I posted my review of its predecessor, The Collector. I thought I could squeeze in my weekly TV write up first, but that ended up taking a lot of time so alas, it is Monday and here is my review/Streaming recommendation for 2012’s The Collection. Enjoy. Continue reading
- In Case of Emergency, 2020 - ★★★½ September 23, 2020Powerful showcase of the wide variety of emergency department nursing. It's very effective in showing the strength and knowledge that goes into this line of work. Freaking heroes.Screening virtually at the 29th Heartland Film Festival from Oct. 8-18. Will also screen at Tibbs Drive-In on Oct. 15.
- The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, 1920 - ★★★★½ September 22, 2020It feels like you're watching the blueprint for an entire genre of movies. Mesmerizing.
- 8½, 1963 - ★★★★★ September 22, 2020One of the most visually striking black and white movies I've ever seen. Incredible cinematography. The surreal dreamlike world is so gripping and flows so fluidly that you can't help be mesmerized. Incredible.
- The Dark Knight Rises, 2012 - ★★★★ September 21, 2020So The Dark Knight Rises isn't without its issues and it isn't as tightly told a story as The Dark Knight. But damn it if I don't love this movie. The occupied Gotham storyline is so different in presentation from the chaotic Joker story from TDK, but also has the heart of Gotham City at its core. As does Batman Begins. Sure, the theme of savi […]
- The Dark Knight, 2008 - ★★★★★ September 21, 2020Watched on Monday September 21, 2020.
- Batman Begins, 2005 - ★★★★½ September 21, 2020Watched on Monday September 21, 2020.
- In Case of Emergency, 2020 - ★★★½ September 23, 2020