Monthly Archives: May 2011

Manhattan (1979)

Director: Woody Allen Writers: Woody Allen & Marshall Brickman Definitely top 5 Woody Allen.  I haven’t seen them all, I am working on it, but I feel confident saying that.  Gorgeous black and white photography.  Great music as always. Advertisements

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The American President (1995)

Director: Rob Reiner Writer: Aaron Sorkin Sweet, charming, and funny romantic comedy.  I really enjoyed this one.  I totally missed that it was written by Aaron Sorkin all these years so I never bothered but I am glad I did … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Director: David Yates Writer: Steve Kloves (Based on the novel by J.K. Rowling) The first Harry Potter movie I somehow missed seeing in theaters.  I don’t know why.  I have read all the books, seen all the movies, some at … Continue reading

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Cedar Rapids (2011)

Director: Miguel Arteta Writer: Phil Johnston A sweet and toothless sort of comedy that I suspect only got a big release because of The Hangover.  I say sort of comedy because it has the tone and lightness of a comedy … Continue reading

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The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Director: James Whale Writers: William Hurlbut and John Balderston My first time seeing this.  A lot of the classic Universal monster movies are on Netflix Instant so I am going back and watching them.  I think I liked this maybe … Continue reading

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Phantasm (1979)

Director: Don Coscarelli Writer: Don Coscarelli Pretty goofy late 70s horror flick that eventually spawned a franchise.  I know this is a cult favorite, and I can see why, but damn was this silly.   I can certainly enjoy a … Continue reading

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Hannah Takes the Stairs (2007)

Director: Joe Swanberg Writers: Joe Swanberg, Greta Gerwig, & Kent Osborne Third movie I’ve watched this year with a Hannah in the title.  I am counting Hanna as one of the three.  Hannah and Her Sisters being the third.  This … Continue reading

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