A really good article by Ben Yagoda on Slate about why critics are so far off. Here’s the heart of the problem: The set of critics’ and audiences’ interests do not perfectly overlap but rather form a Venn diagram. In the audience circle, the pressing question is, “Should I spend some number of the dollars … Read More
I’m not a movie buff by any means. Actually, I rarely watch movies in the theater. But I feel the need to watch Interstellar, in IMAX, the way it was meant to be seen. Christopher Nolan and cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema chose to shoot Interstellar on 70mm film, even shooting an IMAX camera the size … Read More
Why am I posting about this? Because it’s my kind of music and about my kind of exercise. I’ve posted the original trailer and documentary before it’s release in China at the end of last year. This U.S. version of The Grandmaster Trailer features â€œRivers of Bloodâ€ by Wu-Tang Clan. The movie opens in the … Read More
Apparently, you can buy San Francisco Giants wine or better yet, Star Trek wine. Update (5:20pm): forgot to mention Silence of the Lamb wines too.
I thought I posted about this already, but it seems I haven’t yet. It’s nothing new, but I can’t wait for The Grandmaster to open in the US. Directed by Wong Kar Wai, starring Tony Leung, Zhang Ziyi, and Cung Le. Here’s the trailer and also an extremely interesting mini-documentary “The Road to The Grandmaster” … Read More
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