Archive for the 'Movies' Category

El Camino

It wasn’t great, but at least you find out what happens to Jesse Pinkman. This is what happens when you give someone too much money. Not Jesse, but Vince Gilligan. What was notable about “Breaking Bad” was how fast and flat it was shot, demonstrating the capital constraints of basic cable. And “Breaking Bad” did […]

Once Upon A Time…in Hollywood

I went this morning. Oh no, I know it’s Rosh Hashanah. I was supposed to see Sturgill Simpson last night at the Troubadour, with even dinner after at Dan Tana’s, but I felt too guilty. But my last two years of high school we played the Rosh Hashanah Open. On a bitterly cold day, while […]

The PBS Woodstock Documentary

It’s on Netflix. I just finished watching it. Wasn’t gonna watch it, but then I started getting e-mail and texts about it, and last night while Felice was taking a shower I started it and got hooked. Now if this was 1970, the documentary would only play in movie theatres. We’d line up to go, […]

The ZZ Top Movie

ZZ Top – That Little Ol’ Band From Texas (Official Trailer) I smiled throughout. The question is, will classic rock be to Gen Z what the blues were to the boomers? That’s right, the explosion that arose with the Beatles didn’t come out of a vacuum, all these English bands had influences, the Mississippi bluesmen. […]