Archive for the ‘Movies’ Category

Chicago is the new Gotham
January 29, 2008

Chicago Skyline
Above: A photo of Chicago’s Skyline I took by boat.

By now, you’ve all heard that actor Heath Ledger was found dead in his New York apartment recently. I was a fan of his, and he will be dearly missed by many. Heath’s last movie, “Batman: The Dark Knight”, will be released this summer and was filmed in Chicago. This may come as a surprise to many that Chicago be crowned the new “Gotham City”, since New York City has traditionally donned the moniker. Well, seems people are now remembering the forgotten Second City and all her beauty…

Batman: The Dark Knight


Josie’s LaLaLand: an Eb Hu Film
November 6, 2007

Fireflies and Fog… In what can only be described as a lucid dream-state of thought, this fantastic high-definition, computer-generated short movie is narrated by a soft woman’s voice with an accent I can’t figure out (South African, possibly New Zealand?). She’s reading diary entries of a woman who passed away and wrote of what she believed death to be like before her departure. Not in a gloomy way, its pretty. Check it out.

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Movie: No Country For Old Men
November 6, 2007

No Country For Old Men

OK, so the previews for this Coen Brothers movie look riveting. It stars Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Woody Harrelson and Kelly Macdonald among other great actors. Its in limited release this week. Who wants to go see it with me!?VARIETY MAGAZINE: “Reduced to its barest bones, the story, set in 1980’s Texas, is a familiar one of a busted drug deal and the violent wages of one man’s misguided attempt to make off with ill-gotten gains. But writing in marvelous Texas vernacular that injected surpassing terseness with gasping velocity (WTF?), McCarthy created an indelible portrait of a quickly changing American West whose new surge of violence makes the land’s 19th century legacy pale in comparison. “Click here for source article… from moviecrazed.comTRAILER: