Troy (2003)

Feb 08, 2006 by Mr. Nau Wolfgang Peterson takes very generous liberties with The Iliad in this blockbuster that stars Brad Pitt, Orlando Bloom, Brian Cox, and Peter O’Toole. While most people won’t even notice the goofs, there’s no excuse for the level of license taken here. This work is, after all, nearly 2800 years […]

Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion (2002)

This picture is a powerful documentary about the occupation of Tibet by China, the effect on the Tibetans of Chinese resettlement programs, and the unshakeable belief in nonviolence in the face of staggering oppression. The film is extremely political, of course, but depicts the people and traditions of Tibet beautifully. Grade: B+. IMDB: Tibet: Cry […]

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

I want my money back, Will Ferrell. Just because you’re funny and you make people laugh with most of your movies does not mean that every film you do is a gloriously smirky piece of comedic genius. This piece of shit left me watching the clock on the DVD player. Grade: F. IMDB: Anchorman: The […]