Thursday, March 10, 2011

Rain Man (1988)***blu-ray


Rain Man doesn’t even rank among Barry Levinson’s three best pictures – Diner, Avalon and The Natural earn that distinction, in that order – and at times the movie almost suffocates under the weight of its own cuteness. Like leading man Tom Cruise, the film has not worn well, and within its Reagan-era shallowness it’s easy to see why there is so little nostalgia for the 1980s.

Full review posted at IONCINEMA.com

Rain Man (1988)***blu-ray


Rain Man doesn’t even rank among Barry Levinson’s three best pictures – Diner, Avalon and The Natural earn that distinction, in that order – and at times the movie almost suffocates under the weight of its own cuteness. Like leading man Tom Cruise, the film has not worn well, and within its Reagan-era shallowness it’s easy to see why there is so little nostalgia for the 1980s.

Full review posted at IONCINEMA.com

Lady Bird (2017) ✭✭✭✭½

Greta Gerwig's Lady Bird accomplishes something I previously thought impossible; it almost made me nostalgic for the darkly an...