Lolita (1962)

What can I say? I’m severely behind in the times. And the worst part is that I feel my brain going to mush. So, I will, yet again, backlog myself beginning with Lolita! I’m not sure what’s worse: the pedophiliac tendencies of Humbert Humbert (can’t help but think: Pervert Pervert) or the manipulative, woman-charms of Lolita. They’re both sick and liable in their joint and … Continue reading Lolita (1962)

Daisies, a.k.a. Sedmilkrasky (1966)

This is a Czech New Wave Film by Vera Chytilova. In going through the special features, it’s clear that she had many difficulties in her film career due to the State’s control over the Czech film industry. But that’s a topic for another day, perhaps.  But she made this film. And it was thought-provoking. The two characters in the film, whose names change frequently, are … Continue reading Daisies, a.k.a. Sedmilkrasky (1966)

Step Brothers (2008)

This was a really funny film. As I was watching it, it felt very much like Napoleon Dynamite, in the sense that Ferrell & Reilly were portraying characters from what the viewer might consider their own past or from their own former perception of reality as a kid.   They said and did things just like elementary or middle school aged kids, though they were 39 & 40 years old.  … Continue reading Step Brothers (2008)