Monday, May 10, 2010

The Moviegoer: March - April 2010

March and April were busy months with the packing and moving and prepping the house for the market.  But I did catch a few movies and read a few books.  Picking up from last time:

Movies (not all were first viewings)

17. The Killers: B+
18. A Perfect Couple: C- (blah, first of two terrible Altman films)
19. H.E.A.L.T.H.: D (gah)
20. Monks: The Transatlantic Feedback: B
21. Bad Day At Black Rock: B
22. A Serious Man: A+
23. Near Dark: C+
24. The Passion of Joan Of Arc: A+
25. Lola Montes: B+
26. Alphaville: B+
27. The Friends Of Eddie Coyle: A-
28. X Files: I Want To Believe: C
29. Hubble 3D: B

Books (Jan - Feb):
1. Against The Day - Pynchon
2. Chronic City - Lethem (both reviewed here)
3. Farber on Film - Manny Farber
4. Inherent Vice - Pynchon (both reviewed here)

(Mar - April)

5. Inventory: 16 Films Featuring Manic Pixie Dream Girls, 10 Great Songs Nearly Ruined by Saxophone, and 100 More Obsessively Specific Pop-Culture Lists - the AV Club
6. You Don't Love Me Yet - Lethem
7. Radio City (33 1/3) - Bruce Eaton
8. Geek Love - Katherine Dunn
9. Bend Sinister - Vladimir Nabokov


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