If the cliché is that television is now better than movies, then British television is still better than American television, with Danish TV a close hot second. Though often visually undistinguished, British television has better writers and better actors. By contrast, a tour conducted the other night through some recent programs on US TV revealed […]
Halle Berry seems to be suffering from what is properly known as the Best Actress Curse. This states that all the subsequent films by an actress who wins best or best supporting actress Oscars will be crap. This isn’t exclusively true, otherwise the likes of Meryl Streep would not be nominated 92 times. Hmmmm, well, […]
What justifies the continued existence of Gerard Butler on our screens? He has made some 50 films, and the only a couple of them have cracked $100 million, one of them using only his voice (How To Train Your Dragon), the other one in which he is barely distinguishable from the numerous other men […]
The reviewers consider the Portland, Oregon, documentary Alien Boy, as well as some of the entries in the Portland International Film Festival, and other fare, including Happy People, Snitch, Bless Me Ultima, and even an Oscar preview.