Daily Archives: June 25, 2015

Movie Review: “Max”

“Semper fidelis,” the Romans used to purr into their dogs’ ears, long before the Marine Corps adopted the Latin for “Always faithful” as their motto. Most faithful of all? Marine Corps war dogs. That’s the message of “Max,” a pleasant … Continue reading

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Alan Rickman on King Louis XIV, directing Kate Winslet and stealing scenes in his own movie

So, Alan Rickman, what did you know about Louis XIV of France before playing him and directing a movie about the creation of a verdant outdoor ballroom in the gardens of Versailles Palace? “Wigs,” the director of “A Little Chaos” … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence”

An 18th century Swedish nobleman rides a horse into a bar. Thus started no joke anyone ever heard or told. But it’s a high point in Roy Andersson’s “A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence,” so stay with … Continue reading

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