Monthly Archives: February 2011

Is That What They Were Doing With All That Davening?; Or, Let’s Talk About ‘Eyes Wide Open’

Aaron: So I recently saw (for a second time) the Israeli film Eyes Wide Open, about a sad, middle-aged Orthodox butcher, Aaron, who takes over his father’s shop after he dies. He hires a young guy, Ezri, who comes into … Continue reading

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A&A Predict (and Bitch about) the Oscars

Best Picture Alex says: WILL WIN: The Social Network SHOULD WIN: Toy Story 3 WORST NOMINEE: Black Swan SHOULDA BEEN NOMINATED: Shutter Island Aaron says: WILL WIN: The King’s Speech SHOULD WIN: Winter’s Bone WORST NOMINEE: Black Swan SHOULDA BEEN … Continue reading

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Will the Real Citizen Kane Please Stand Up?

Alex: A prologue to this post: I am doing a supremely efficient job of procrastinating this morning (I’m supposed to be working on my screenplay), and so I’m going to discourse at length about how much I love Carlos. But … Continue reading

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