Jan 072011
 
Zack's Best Ten of Oh-Ten: Music Edition

So I complained my butt off in my year-ending movie list about how there was just no good product out there. Which wasn’t really true. There were a buncha good movies, but compared to the killer year that was ’09, maybe I was expecting too much. Either way, year after year, I am never let down [...]

Mar 262010
 
Sleeper Cell: Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)

As is obvious from this picture, and from one viewing of Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, Jim Jarmusch is too cool for school. He’s a walking breathing art-house who doesn’t need to try to make quirky movies – he opens his mouth and talks in close-ups and awkward lighting. Coffee and Cigarettes is [...]

Mar 052010
 
Sleeper Cell: Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)

Ok, quick and to the point: I love this movie so much I want to buy it jewelry and ask it to move in. Yeah‚Ķ But I really didn‚Äôt have a choice from the very first thirty seconds. Patrick Fugit (the dude from Almost Famous) leans over and puts on a record. Tom Waits‚Äô “Dead [...]

Jan 192010
 
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

I generally like Terry Gilliam movies (except Tideland, fuck that movie) and had been looking forward to this movie since before Heath Ledger’s pill popping uh-oh. So when Dustin asked if I wanted to review this, I jumped at the chance.¬† This was for two reasons: I wanted to review something relatively current and I [...]