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  • California Typewriter

    California Typewriter

    ★★★½

    Year ago, we had an old portable manual Olivetti typewriter and my mom could type up my book reports or whatever @ 100 wpm. What a sight to see her hands fly over the keyboard. The rhythm of the clacking keys and the dinging of the margin bell was mesmerizing. In fact, when I “learned” to type in school we only had a couple electrics. Most were manuals and that’s what I was stuck with. Never did I approach my…

  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    ★★★★½

    I didn’t read any reviews or synopsis before watching Eternal Sunshine of the Spotted Mind (ESotSM). So I went in with an open mind.
    The film opens with Jim Carey (Joel) waking up and starting his day. Joel sees his car is damaged, clearly caused from the car next to his. He leaves a note “Thank You” on the offending windshield and off he goes. So, with that intro it seems like many Jim Carey films. However, it quickly turns…

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  • The Wrestler

    The Wrestler

    ★★★★½

    This film moved me more than anything in recent memory. The scenes with Randy and his daughter were heartbreaking. It was absolutely painful to see a man, who was at one time very powerful, reduced to just a shell. Of course, all of us will face the reckoning that Randy did. And ours won't be so well documented. This story truly gives insight into what really matters. All fame, power, and health will be taken from each and every one…

  • The Boondock Saints

    The Boondock Saints

    ½

    Obscene, Repugnant, Vile.