Tagged with ron howard

“What ‘Solo’ Should Have Kept in the Past”

“What ‘Solo’ Should Have Kept in the Past”


You’ve probably read this blog for long enough that you know well my distaste for prequels that senselessly construct backstory for elements of narrative that don’t actually demand a fucking backstory. So if you’ve seen Solo: A Star Wars Story, you can probably guess that I hated, hated, hated the script’s decision to tell us how, exactly, … Continue reading

Frost/Nixon, 2008, dir. Ron Howard


Watching Frost/Nixon, I couldn’t get past a strange and completely unexpected feeling I had deep in my gut. Something about the movie took me by surprise; something below the surface, something that no one would really expect out of a political drama focusing on the series of interviews David Frost (Michael Sheen) did with disgraced … Continue reading