Monthly Archives: May 2016

A genuine tiki paradise … no more?

When I first visited 3 Dots and a Dash in 2013 I wrote: “The tiki establishment that Chicago has been waiting for, as well as the one that will convince tiki skeptics to take the style seriously.” I’ve been a diehard … Continue reading

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3 things about Stanley Kramer’s SHIP OF FOOLS

Ship of Fools [1965] 1. “Tell me. Wouldn’t it unnerve you to have an affair with me?” 2. He smacks her on the ass with his ping pong paddle and immediately apologizes. 3. Out of nowhere, she begins to do … Continue reading

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3 things about Sam Mendes’ SKYFALL

Skyfall [2012] 1. Blood vessels, branches, plasma, skull. 2. Glowing, floating dragon gateway. 3. “Called a radio.” 3 other things.

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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s REBECCA

Rebecca [1940] 1. Fondling the fabric she says, “Look. You can see my hand through it.” 2. A dead flower arrangement in the corner. 3. She’s suddenly not there. 3 other things.

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3 things about Shari Springer Berman & Robert Pulcini’s GIRL MOST LIKELY

Girl Most Likely [2012] 1. Sneering Lincoln sculpture. 2. “I feel like I want to expand my social circle and get like acrylic nails or something.” 3. Whit Stillman as Philip Seymour Hoffman.

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