Tag: Susan Sarandon

  • It’s All Too Much in the Wachowski’s Live-Action Cartoon Speed Racer

    It’s All Too Much in the Wachowski’s Live-Action Cartoon Speed Racer

    The good news is that the Wachowski’s Speed Racer is fun and eye-poppingly extraordinary to watch. As with their breakthrough The Matrix (1999), there’s the strong feeling that you’re seeing something new; not just emergent technologies but a whole new style of moviemaking. But the bad news is that it’s all… too much new. Why […]

  • David vs. Goliath in Paul Haggis’ In the Valley of Elah

    David vs. Goliath in Paul Haggis’ In the Valley of Elah

    In the Valley of Elah is a dark story about the psychological damage of war, certainly not a recipe for an entertaining night at the movies. This blogger will cop to finding it difficult to work up the enthusiasm to sit down for a movie on such a troubling topic, fearing the resultant depression (despite […]