Posts Tagged ‘frost/nixon’

by The Great White Gypsy Amreeka – Written and Directed by Cherien Dabis We’ve seen this kind of thing on TV and in movies before. Actually, a lot recently. But this story of a single mother emigrating from Palestine and working at a White Castle in Illinois looks interesting. If you liked The Visitor, you’ll […]


Best Picture Of the five films in this category, only two really have a shot. Frost/Nixon was a great stage adaptation with amazing performances and, while solid, was ultimately compromised by Ron Howard‘s lack of technical abilities. The Reader was boring, poorly constructed, and probably the most overrated film in the last 20 years. And […]


by The Great White Gypsy For the past eight years, Washington has been rocked by the biggest scandal in history.  It wasn’t an isolated event (like Clinton’s Monica-gate, or Whitewater-gate…or Lie-to-Ken Star-while-playing-the-saxophone-gate.); it was an ongoing disservice to the American people that I will now dub “Dyslexia-gate”.  It has made us forget that we ever […]