My Favorite Yule Tide Flicks

I know that some of you among the reading several plump for the more traditional pictures like A Christmas Story, It’s a Wonderful Life, or one of the iterations of A Christmas Carol, but these films aren’t my favorites to screen around holiday time. These are. Lethal Weapon (1987): I have some friends who watch Die Hard every year… Continue reading My Favorite Yule Tide Flicks

Skyfall

Warning: Here be spoilers. Let’s get obligatory stuff out of the way first. Contra the blurbsters, Skyfall is not the best Bond movie ever made. At 145 minutes, Skyfall’s pacing gets baggy at times. (Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, a comparable picture that runs 133 minutes, feels tighter.) And when the gamekeeper uses his flashlight to guide M… Continue reading Skyfall