Maria Belon talks about The Impossible

December 31, 2012

The film opens in Arkansas this Friday. I liked it, though I didn’t think I would.

Our Dan Lybarger remembers Alex Chilton in Little Rock

December 30, 2012

Samuel L. Jackson on slavery, entertainment, guns in Django Unchained

December 28, 2012

By Steven Zeitchikfor the Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES – Samuel L. Jackson has incarnated some colorful, fast-talking characters in Quentin Tarantino movies over the years, such as his scripture-quoting hit man Jules Winnfield in Pulp Fiction and scheming gun …

Dan Lybarger on Parental Guidance: Maybe the worst of the year

December 28, 2012

Parental Guidance Grade: 62 Cast: Billy Crystal, Bette Midler, Marisa Tomei, Tom Everett Scott, Bailee Madison, Joshua Rush, Kyle Harrison Breitkopf, Jennifer Crystal Foley, Rhoda Griffis, Gedde Watanabe Director: Andy Fickman Rating: PG, for some rude humor Running time: 104 …

Our farflung correspondent Uncle Criz interviews Vadim Rizov

December 28, 2012

Check the man himself out here.


December 28, 2012

Karen reports the streets are better and buses are running.

Piers Marchant on Silver Lining Playbook: Sell crazy someplace else

December 27, 2012

This — and the huge Top 10 piece — got bumped from this Friday’s MovieStyle because of space. So we’re running it here. For the record, I didn’t like the movie much either. Silver Linings Playbook Grade: 81 Cast: Bradley …

Fracking Matt Damon

December 27, 2012

Your monkey interviews the writer and erstwhile director of Promised Land, which opens next week.

Blizzard of 2012

December 26, 2012

Here at BDA World Headquarters we have power, but no cable. But we have Mifi — and good boots.

Jingle Bells

December 25, 2012

Merry Christmas from BDA.