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Going to Movies with a Critic: A must-see for any movie buff!

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This just made my Saturday! A wonderful 25 minute video taking us behind the scenes and thoughts of Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel in a classic episode of At the Movies titled Going to Movies with a Critic.

Both Ebert and Siskel talk about their thoughts before going into a movie, their expectations, their pre-movie rituals, where they sit in the theatre, what they’re thinking during a movie itself, and how they analyse and review it afterwards. 

David and Margaret? Puh-lease.

If you’re a movie buff, or even mildly curious, you *have* to watch it!

Going to Movies with a Critic

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I’m Still Here

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Or the above image, if you’re looking for another way to sum up I’m Still Here. It was two years of magnificent trolling in the public eye. I tip my hat to you, Casey Affleck, and especially, Joaquin “J P” Phoenix! The performance of a career, indeed.

Then again, I can’t imagine how I would have reacted if I hadn’t walked into this movie knowing it was a mockumentary. I’d like to think I would have easily been able to pick it as an obvious joke, with SO much absurdity coursing through the film, but so many didn’t, and I have a feeling that there would have been some level of doubt in my mind.

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