Monthly Archives: August 2018

3 things about H. Bruce Humberstone’s I WAKE UP SCREAMING

I Wake Up Screaming [1941] 1. “Women are all alike.” “For Pete’s sake, what difference does that make? You’ve got to have them. They’re standard equipment.” 2. Mrs. Botticelli. 3. Incessant use of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” (!)

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

3 things about Rian Johnson’s STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI

Star Wars: The Last Jedi [2017] 1. Wasted barbecue. 2. “That was a cheap move.” 3. He stutters. 3 other things.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Hamilton Special Daiquiri.

Ed Hamilton has brought the US a number of special rums over the years. This recipe, the final result of much tinkering, is designed to spotlight two of them. Enjoy! HAMILTON SPECIAL DAIQUIRI 2 oz. Hamilton Guyana Rum .5 oz. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

3 things about Robert Altman’s POPEYE

Popeye [1980] 1. Me Pap, Me Son. 2. A House of Ill Repuke. 3. Flying octopus. 3 other things.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

3 things about Spike Lee’s BLACKKKLANSMAN

BlacKkKlansman [2018] 1. Polaroid. 2. Free at last. 3. Corn oil. Powerful.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

3 things about Stanley Kubrick’s BARRY LYNDON

Barry Lyndon [1975] 1. A plugget of tow. 2. “I volunteer.” 3. A toy carriage pulled along by two sheep.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

3 things about Ingmar Bergman’s AUTUMN SONATA

Autumn Sonata [1978] 1. “A mother and a daughter. What a terrible combination of emotions and confusion and destruction.” 2. Glowing green eyes. Red-rimmed eyes. 3. He closes the envelope but does not seal it.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment