Archive for the 'Movies' Category


The Amy Winehouse Movie

What impressed me most was she was singing her truth, unselfconsciously, in a world where we’re all too guarded, posting on Instagram about our fabulous lives when the truth is so often we feel tortured and unsure, insecure. Amy Winehouse was insecure. And she dealt with this by doing her best not to be too […]

Trainwreck

That it was. Don’t go see this movie, not unless it’s ninety degrees and you want good a/c, not unless your standards are so low you’ve got time for good. I certainly don’t. With a cornucopia of entertainment options at my fingertips I don’t want to waste time before I die. I want to eat […]

Inside Out

We don’t do this anymore in the music business. We don’t have any blockbuster acts reinventing themselves with every project, garnering stellar reviews and great customer word of mouth which ultimately rains coin and makes everybody happy. That’s right. After a detour into sequelmania, which generates cash but leaves everybody unsatisfied, Pixar dropped a blockbuster […]

BuzzFeed Motion Pictures

Ze Frank is educated and smart. I’ve never come across that combination in the music business. No, that’s wrong. There’s Cliff Burnstein, who’s a few credits shy of a Ph.D. in math. What do they say at Q Prime? To do all the superfluous work and allow Cliff time to think, because when Cliff thinks […]