Monthly Archives: June 2017

3 things about Norman Jewison’s ROLLERBALL

Rollerball [1975] 1. At his party: several biracial couples, white men with black women. 2. They take a trip to a Luxury Center. He expresses a vague aspiration to get a secretary. 3. “But comfort is freedom, it always has … Continue reading

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3 things about Quentin Tarantino’s THE HATEFUL EIGHT

The Hateful Eight [2015] 1. Looking down through the rafters. 2. “That door is a whore!” 3. He carefully drapes a blanket and two animal skins over the chair. 3 other things.

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3 things about Matt Dillon’s CITY OF GHOSTS

City of Ghosts [2002] 1. Still holding the child, Gerard administers a beatdown. 2. For $5 he buys back his own sunglasses. 3. “Car good. Road bad.”

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3 things about Andrew Marton’s CRACK IN THE WORLD

Crack in the World [1965] 1. “How do you feel?” “Medium rare.” 2. Microscope/projector viewing device. 3. “A safety valve of immense proportions.”

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3 things about Richard Donner’s THE OMEN

The Omen [1976] 1. For no good reason, she puts the goldfish bowl on the banister. 2. “And the woman?” “She is an apostate of hell.” 3. Painfully fake head. Junk. On the other hand, there aren’t too many movies … Continue reading

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3 things about Jim Jarmusch’s GHOST DOG: THE WAY OF THE SAMURAI

Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai [1999] 1. The only two flavors we see are chocolate and vanilla. 2. “It’s poetry!” 3. After stealing the Jag his first order of business is selecting a CD to play.

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Working on the script.

Analog is often better.

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