I'm back! Well, sort of. My life has been taken over by a play I'm directing, the resurgence of an old back problem, and a professional assignment that I couldn't refuse. The assignment is over, giving me a chance to breath again. Unfortunately, the back problem limits the amount of time I can spend sitting … Continue reading I’m Back!
I really hope to have a life back, soon. Honest. In the meantime, here's this week's recommendations and warnings--for the lucky ones out there with time to go to movies. Venus, Balboa, opens Friday. Yet another film about an old person befriending a young one, but it's so much better than Mrs. Palfrey At the … Continue reading Movies for the Week of February 16, 2007
Still swamped. Here's this week's minireviews: Stalking Santa, California Theater, Berkeley, Monday, 7:00; Roxie, Tuesday, 7:00. With so many millions believing in him, mustn't there be some truth to the legend? What about that papyrus from ancient Egypt? Or that curious, suppressed footage from the North Pole expedition? And why is the government hiding those … Continue reading Movies for the Week of February 9, 2007
There's limited room in my life for Bayflicks at the moment, so I'm doing the bare minimum. I'll keep the weekly schedules going and the microreviews, but I won't start the newsletter with an essay. I hope to be back to full mode in a few weeks. Design for Living, Pacific Film Archive, Sunday, 3:45. … Continue reading Movies for the Week of February 2, 2007