A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006)

Apr 08, 2011 by Mr. Nau Dito Montiel, played by Robert Downey Jr, returns home to Astoria, New York, after 15 years away, to visit his dying father and reconnect with his old childhood friends. Wonderful acting performances permeate this autobiographical work, both in present day and in flashbacks to his adventurous adolescence in the […]

Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog (2008)

Mar 16, 2011 by Mr. Nau Neil Patrick Harris stars as a video blogging criminal mastermind, Dr Horrible, in this short Joss Whedon superhero musical. Nathan Fillion is Captain Hammer, his nemesis, who is chasing the girl Dr Horrible wants. With more than a dozen funny songs and a hilarious story, this fantasy is amazingly […]

Freakonomics (2010)

Mar 09, 2011 by Mr. Nau The authors of Freakonomics, Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, narrate an adaptation of their best-selling book, in which economic theory is tested by experiment and examination, yielding unexpected results about incentivizing education, the economic impact of names, corruption in athletics, and how legalized abortion affected crime rates. Grade: B. […]