Monthly Archives: December 2006

Movie Review: After the Thin Man

See previous disclaimer. No spoilers. This one is too good to spoil. Set on New Year's Eve, Nora's cousin Selma's husband Robert Landis is killed after he bribes David (the man who was engaged to Selma right before she married … Continue reading

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Movie Review: American Beauty

Okay, so this is going to be less of a review than a plea for someone to explain to me what the hell is with this movie.  Seriously. What the hell?  What am I supposed to feel at the end? … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Thin Man

Disclaimer: Probably one of my most favourite movies and one I can watch pretty much all the time. Of the 6 in the series, the only one I don't particularly like is Thin Man Goes Home. It's completely out of … Continue reading

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Movie Review: A Scanner Darkly

Disclaimer: spoilers follow my garbled account of what the movie's about. Normally, I'm not a weird movie kind of girl. Really not. I'm very much a blow 'em up, shoot 'em down, someone's ass better get kicked in this movie … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Poirot: Murder of Roger Ackroyd

Another disclaimer? Yes, yes there is. First, there are spoilers. Basically, I'll tell you who the murderer is and then how it's different from the book. Second, this is one of my favourite Hercule Poirot stories, only surpassed by "Cards … Continue reading

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