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I'm Going to a Movie This Weekend
by nashvilleff, Subscriber

Today, I was initially excited to write my thoughts on the spectacular, if slightly flawed, conclusion to Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy. But the events in Aurora, Colorado have tempered all enthusiasm. I’m still glad to say that Nolan has created a spectacular film, turning comic book into a form of Americanized Greek mythology –…

Couch Potato Thursday – Special Edition
by nashvilleff, Subscriber

So, last night I was one of about 500 folks who caught a sneak peek at The Dark Knight Rises at Regal Opry Mills (one of the very few reasons you’ll ever find me driving through that traffic). Count me on the side of people who like the movie (although I wasn’t thrilled with Hanz…

Emmy Nominations Announced
by nashvilleff, Subscriber

Mad Men and American Horror Story lead the way, including a Best Actress in a Mini-Series or Movie nomination for Connie Britton, who is the lead actress in ABC’s¬†Nashville, which is filming here in Nashville. I usually don’t get too worked up over the Emmys, but a few thoughts: really glad to see Louie C.K….

The 2012 Academy Class
by nashvilleff, Subscriber

Some interesting picks. Somehow I’m glad to know that Kristin Wiig will be voting for Oscars now. Because I will perpetually imagine that as she’s deciding, she will talk to herself in the Target Lady voice. “This vote’s for Steven Sandles!” (He’s the visual effects coordinator on the Harry Potter movies, but he’s the only…

IndieWire Interviews Yorgos Lanthimos
by nashvilleff, Subscriber

Yorgos Lanthimos, who gave us Alps at this past April’s festival (and Dogtooth at the 2010 NaFF) is interviewed by IndieWire on the theatrical release of Alps, opening in NY and LA this Friday. Check it out. My favorite line: “the laughing mortician of Greek culture.”