Tag: directors

Are You Not Entertained?

Here continues a monthly account of the music, books, and films that have occupied my time. MUSIC Americana Folk music has never sounded better.  AUSTIN CITY LIMITS  features new songwriters and musicians and televises their concerts. If you like the harmonies of Simon and Garfunkel or… Continue Reading “Are You Not Entertained?”

A Dozen Perfect Films

  How would you define a perfect film? I would argue there’s something worth remembering about every film if you focus on its parts. When I size up a film, I concentrate on thirteen aspects. Some films have several qualifiers; however, it is rare… Continue Reading “A Dozen Perfect Films”

Rooster Cogburn vs. Two Mules for Sister Sara

What’s interesting about Rooster Cogburn (1975) and Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)? Not the plot or even the acting. These are four legends playing their iconic selves transcending any conceived character on a script. Through the lens of hindsight, we can see similarities beyond the obvious–these films… Continue Reading “Rooster Cogburn vs. Two Mules for Sister Sara”