Monday, December 13, 2010

From the archives: November 2009

An intriguing month, highlighted by Sandra Bullock's future Academy Award winner: a high-quality performance in The Blind Side that was easy to admire. Coincidence also struck this month, with dueling end-of-the-world scenarios: the popcorn-style optimism of 2012 contrasted with a bleak and wholly unpalatable adaptation of The Road.

Hollywood got an early jump on the holiday season with the misguided CGI version of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol: an insufferable and soulless Jim Carrey vanity project that interests me less with every passing month. Alastair Sim never looked so good...

Step into the Wayback Machine, and check 'em out:

The Blind Side

A Christmas Carol

Coco Before Chanel

The Men Who Stare at Goats

The Road


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