Posts Tagged ‘Jason Schwartzman’
During the last episode of our Internet Radio Show/Podcast, it was brought to my attention, by none other than Christopher Lominac, a contributor here, that I had forgotten to mention Moonrise Kingdom among the upcoming films we were examining. For some reason, I apparently had the film in my mind as coming out quite a […]
I hope you have May 25th marked on your calendar, because that’s the day you may well have the most fun you’re going to have at the theater all year. Moonrise Kingdom, the new film directed by Wes Anderson, and written by Anderson and Roman Coppola, is coming your way, and it stars everyone. The […]
The first thing you have to ask yourself is, “Do I want to hurt now, or do I want to hurt later.” That Shopgirl is a film which poses such a question is rather uninteresting really, but the fact that it poses the question while only sideways implying that the question applies to every relationship is an impressive textual delivery. Shopgirl, much like Lost in Translation, is the story of a May-December romance which ends with the young, but somehow more real for the experience woman parting company with the weal...
CQ (meant to be sounded out – ‘Seek You’) is a morse code ‘term’ like ‘SOS’ (meant to be sounded out – ‘Help!’), which is roughly the equivalent of a person with a CB saying, ‘Anybody got yer ears on?’ Basically, CQ is the first thing you say when transmitting in morse code, in order to see if anyone is on the other end, and, in order to ask the question, ‘Is anyone listening to me?’Though the movie only makes a cursory connection to its title, in the grander scheme (that of being Roman Coppola making you...