Movie This Book June 19, 2014
Rather than further butching up onscreen women, why not follow the highly profitable Fault In Our Stars model with another smart, sensitive story about a young woman as appealing in her weakness as her strength?Continue Reading
Movie This Book March 21, 2014
Mark Siegel’s Sailor Twain has everything a film needs: strong characters, a terrific sense of place, a well-established tone, and plenty of excitement. It also comes with the shots, lighting, and camera angles already picked out.
Movie This Book February 03, 2014
Spike Jonze’s gentle, incisive love story is a critics’ darling that hasn’t set the box office on fire. But there’s a meeting point between his film and the more familiar action-thriller future of Minority Report: John Varley’s 1993 magnum opus.
Movie This Book October 18, 2013
When Spider and Jeanne Robinson’s novel about a zero-gravity dance pioneer was first published in 1979, cinema didn’t have the technology to do it justice. Now that it potentially does, what are filmmakers waiting for?