Today, with the internet down and a heap of posts planned, I felt anxious and swamped by work. It has been an eventful week. Earlier in the week, I caught up with the powerful Australian documentary The Tall Man, and yesterday saw Tarsem Singh's new film, Immortals. Continuing my Godard marathon, I reviewed Masculine Feminine and for the LAMB Director's Chair I reviewed Woody Allen's Manhattan. I also debated whether 2007 was the last great year for film, listed 20 Summer Flicks You'd be Sorry to Miss, updated my Top 100 Films and then justified why I picked Platoon at #1.
But, lets see what everyone else has been up to:
Ruth @ Lets Be Splendid About This catches up with The Trip, one of the funniest films of the year.
Steve @ 1001Plus reviews American Graffiti.
Castor reviews The Muppets @ Anomalous Material.
Reviews are coming in for The Descendents. Be sure to check out Alex's @ And So it Begins and Sam's @ Duke and the Movies. I can't wait to see it - and I am seeing it pretty soon.
For LAMBS in the Director's Chair, Nikhat @ Being Norma Jean reveals her 10 Favourite Woody Allen Films
CS @ Big Thoughts From A Small Mind reviews Midnight in Paris.
You gotta stop by Cut Print Review and check out Anders' video review of Breaking Dawn - Part 1. Hilarious.
Max @ Impassioned Cinema reviews Bellflower, a film he saw at IFFBoston.
Michael's guest post @ Flixchatter compares the animated films, Wall-E and The Iron Giant.
Phil @ Phil On Film gets it spot on in his review of Snowtown.
Tyler @ Southern Vision writes a double review on two Kieslowski gems: A Short Film About Killing and A Short Film About Love.
Jessica @ The Velvet Cafe looks at 15 Ways to Leave A Movie. Really interesting.
Filmdrivel is a site I was recently introduced to. Stewart recently reviewed City of God.
Matt S @ Matt and the Art of Motion Pictures has been a regular visitor recently. He has just switched to Wordpress and gave Hugo a big score.
I was recently contacted by Madison Smith who runs a site called hollywoodmemorabilia.com, which is a premier destination for authentic Hollywood entertainment memorabilia and collectibles. Well worth a look if you are seeking out a rare piece of Hollywood merchandise.
Well, that is all. With the internet back and working at a respectable level, I was able to squeeze this post out. I am busy over the next few days but expect more reviews later in the week.