The Ninth Configuration (1980)

Nov 20, 2008 by Mr. Nau Marine Colonel Kane takes command of a remote mental hospital in the Pacific Northwest full of strange, insane Vietnam veterans. Stacey Keach plays in the starring role, a quiet officer who suffers from constant nightmares. The story lags a little bit in the middle, but twists unexpectedly to its […]

Bottle Rocket (1996)

Nov 11, 2008 by Mr. Nau Wes Anderson directs this whimsical romp that stars Owen and Luke Wilson in a strange comedy about a pair of brothers who decide to turn to a life of crime. With a quirky soundtrack and a very eccentric script, this unusual brother crime picture is full of smart, ironic […]

The Children of Sanchez (1978)

Nov 10, 2008 by Mr. Nau In this inexplicable family drama starring Anthony Quinn, Jesus Sanchez spends a large proportion of his time in this ineptly-filmed cacophony. The story drags eternally, weighing in at two trudging hours of terrible captions and insufferable hollering. Utterly unforgettable, this time waster is best left in the rental store. […]

Bargrooves: The Autumn Collection (2007)

Nov 06, 2008 by Mr. Nau In this version of the iconic Bargrooves collection, DJ Ben Sowton mixes both CDs of this fist-pumping set of house tracks. The first CD is full of deep, funky soulful grooves. The second disk steps into electro and tech house territory with an amazing set of thumping crowd pleasers. […]

The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)

Nov 03, 2008 by Mr. Nau Jeff Bridges and Lloyd Bridges star as a duo of piano players, who play standards in small clubs and hotel bars. As their attendance numbers start to dwindle, they decide to take on a singer, played by Michelle Pfeiffer. Good music and solid acting performances make this a decent […]