My Top 10 of 2007 (as of 1 January)- sure to change over the next month. At least, I hope so.
Markku Peltola (1956-2007)- raising a glass to one of Kaurismäki's finest.
YouTube Cabinet of Curiosities: Night on Bald Mountain- although if you read last week's best-of-rep roundup, you're more or less covered here.
Farewell, J. Ro... But Not Really- Hey Reader, if you're looking for a new critic... aw, who am I kidding? I'm just hoping they don't promote Pat Graham.
Notable Trailers of 2007- The Best. The Worst. The best fake trailer. The best comedy trailer. The coolest.
Anderson, Par Vantage Conspire to Make Smaller Cities Feel Inferior- grumble grumble.
SLIFR University Announces Eminent New Professor- this one's for you, Dennis!
Critics Make Lists, Give Awards, Close Book on 2007- with one big exception, of course... The Muriel Awards!
Holiday Trailer Roundup- Gremlins. Die Hard 12: Die Hungry. Black Christmas '74.
YouTube Cabinet of Curiosities: Sondheim on Film- from the sublime to the ridiculous. I'll leave you to decide which is which.
YouTube Cabinet of Curiosities: Something Weird Tribute Edition- do YOU know the law in this state?
The Thirteen Greatest Long-Ass Movies of All Time, Part 1 and Part 2- I blurbed War and Peace, Satantango, and of course La Commune and Out 1. I suppose that's the benefit of suggesting the damn thing.
Also, Trailer Roundups out the wazoo!: Hellboy II: The Golden Army. Stop-Loss. The new Andrew Bemis movie. Speed Racer. The