The 2001 remake of Ocean’s Eleven is one of my guilty pleasure movies — pretty to look at, full of quotable lines, underpinned by a plot that, though full of holes, is witty and twisty. Plus the clothes! George Clooney’s suits, Brad Pitt’s pointed collars, Elliot Gould’s blinged out chains and florid, floral shirts…. Delightful. […]
Last night I attended the Butler County Symphony Orchestra‘s November concert, in which they performed the film score to Charlie Chaplin’s City Lights as the movie played. The symphony sounded amazing, well-timed to the film and perfectly attuned to the emotional ups and downs of the film. The film itself was a surprise to me. […]
What I like about the mobile app/game Draw Something isn’t the game. As a game it doesn’t make a lot of sense. Should I try to make it hard for my opponent to guess what I’m drawing? If I make it too hard, he won’t guess, and then neither of us gets a point. But […]
Coming December 16, the new Sherlock Holmes movie. Woo!
Apropos of nothing, here are the Beatles singing in their fabulous house in Help!
Everything Is A Remix: THE MATRIX from robgwilson.com on Vimeo.
Trailer for Rubber (2010) I don’t watch horror movies much any more — they get in my brain and give me nightmares — but I am strangely compelled by this one. Also, I need to buy four new tires for my car this month, and they’re going to be murdering my personal budget. So maybe […]
1. Watch every Kubrik and Scorsese I have not yet seen. 2. Rewatch all those I have seen. 3. Re-rewatch them all. 4. Return to this video and enjoy even more. Kubrick vs Scorsese from Leandro Copperfield on Vimeo. Mashups: Stanley Kubrick vs. Martin Scorsese
Over the weekend I watched A Hard Day’s Night, the Beatles’ first film. I’d seen it before, years ago. Watching it now, I was happy to see it was as silly and plot-free as I remembered, but in many ways it also surprised me. The movie has lots of surreal moments — jumps and shifts […]
William Holden & Judy Holliday in Born Yesterday The highlight of my weekend was seeing a classic film I hadn’t seen before: Born Yesterday, starring Judy Holliday and William Holden. I’m not sure how I missed this one in the past. Judy Holliday is outstanding in this, coarse (check out her shouting “What?” in the […]