Chef

Jon Favreau wrote and directed Chef, a little movie with a very big heart. He also stars as celebrity chef Carl Casper, who has a very public social media meltdown and loses his job and his pride, as well as his home and his wife. He’s also on his way to losing his son and…

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Friday Night Lights

OK, so it’s been hectic and there’s not been a lot of time for movie watching. Instead, I┬ádid see the first couple of episodes of Holly Hunter’s first foray into TV, the oddly bi-polar Saving Grace. It’s part Walker, Texas Ranger, part Touched by an Angel. Though the drunk and wayward cop thing has been…

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Deathproof

Caught the uncut version of Tarantino’s Deathproof on DVD over the weekend. Actually a bit of a blast, faux-70’s styling with dodgy edits, scratchy film, wandering colour balance etc. Check out the dents on 1970 Dodge Challenger – they get less as the crashes get worse. Deathproof features a deranged killer named Stuntman Mike –…

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