Posts Tagged ‘review’

by The Great White Gypsy How in holy, blazing, snowball devouring hell has Jeff Bridges never won an Oscar??? Sorry, I had to get that off my chest. But the question still stands. How does one of the most well-known actors of the last 50 years create iconic character after iconic character and go completely […]


by The Great White Gypsy You can get anything online these days. It started out as pictures. Then music became available. Then movies. Now you can get food, entertainment, conversation, and sex without even leaving your house. The Irony is not lost on me, then, as I am reviewing a film about online file sharing. […]


by The Great White Gypsy We all want to protect the people we care about. From pain, from loss, from someone else hurting them. From ourselves. But sometimes our pride gets the better of us, and causes us to lose more than we would otherwise because of our mistakes. These are the themes of Lee […]


by The Great White Gypsy While looking through the nominees for this year’s Independent Spirit Awards, I came across a familiar title: Nights and Weekends. It had been in my Netflix Instant Queue (God bless Netflix) for a while, and I figured now was a good time to check it out. I had heard really […]


by The Great White Gypsy I am a David Foster Wallace groupie. There, I said it.  The man has a fairly small body of work; aside from magazine articles, he only wrote two novels and four short story/essay collections before committing suicide in 2008.  Even so, he had already established himself as a genius of […]


by The Great White Gypsy Vampire movies are tricky. You feel like you always know what to expect, but you’re never really sure how it’s all going to play out on screen. Maybe it’s a character-driven film like Interview with the Vampire. Maybe it’ll be a gory, tongue-in-cheek romp like John Carpenter’s Vampires. Maybe it’ll […]


by The Great White Gypsy PART ONE ONCE UPON A TIME…IN TARANTINO-OCCUPIED AMERICA Expectations are a funny thing. When The Departed first came out, my friend saw it before me, and gave it an “A+”, which he never does. He really wanted to see it again, and wanted me to go along. I had been […]