Monthly Archives: December 2001

Royal Tenenbaums Prop Auction

This is cool: they’re auctioning off some of the props from the other must-see film of the season, Wes Anderson’s Royal Tenenbaums. These would make nice Christmas presents!

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Lord of the Rings

Leave it to the Globe and Mail (”Canada’s National Newspaper”) to print a cranky review of Fellowship of the Ring. Reviews elsewhere have been almost universally great. I probably won’t get to see it until at least the weekend, but … Continue reading

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Two Warriors

Yesterday, I watched not one, but two sweeping historical biopics. In the afternoon, I watched Patton (1970), starring George C. Scott. In the evening, it was Gandhi (1982), with Ben Kingsley. Two men, both warriors of a sort, but completely … Continue reading

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Old Movies

The weekend was spent in front of the tube, watching old movies. This is probably a pre-emptive strike against the sort of frantic last-minute shopping I’ll have to do for the next couple of weekends. I’m also behind on several … Continue reading

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