{film} muppets least wanted

We are long-time fans of the Muppets. There was some geekery involved when Jason Segel and company insisted on their return to screen in The Muppets (2011). While amused by the Muppets Most Wanted (2014) trailers, we figured we would watch it when the mood struck. After all the philosophical and action films of late,Continue reading “{film} muppets least wanted”

{film} mirror mirror

Not even half-way through the film and I knew I would have to see Tarsem Singh’s Mirror Mirror (2012) again. Why? The costumes and sets. I found myself distracted—in a good way. The silliness of story was a bonus. The film experience felt like a taste of theater, an odd juxtaposition in a dollar theaterContinue reading “{film} mirror mirror”

{film} The Muppets

Just when I thought The Muppets (2011) was more conservative in its message than I had expected it to be, I was corrected by none other than Fox Business Network. Ah, yes, the anti-corporate and anti-oil messages. How un-American!—yes, I rolled my eyes while typing that, and re-reading it. I had come across the video ofContinue reading “{film} The Muppets”

{film} broken hill

…and an absence of glamour. A gifted teenage composer (Tommy), dreams of being accepted into the famous Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Unfortunately, a good band is hard to find in the middle of Outback Australia – until a strange incident involving flying watermelons leads him to a group of talented prison inmates. ~published summary byContinue reading “{film} broken hill”