Archive for the 'Cinetrix' Category



The house always wins

Published on 1 November 2009

Hey man, what it is.
This morning we saw the documentary Amercian Casino, the fifth selection of this round of the Brattle Theatre’s Sunday Eye-Opener. (I’ve really enjoyed heading out each Sunday morning to watch a film I know nothing about. The pastries, often homemade, are also a treat.) It attempts to illustrate the causes […]


With apologies to Notmartha

Published on 20 January 2008

It has been such a lovely weekend so far. It seems especially luxurious after having to go to work last Saturday for the big site launch (a roaring success, hooray, and worth a bottle of Veuve Clicquot at the company meeting Friday), and getting Martin Luther King Day off tomorrow will be the icing on […]


“I’m not heeling you to hook you”

Published on 10 April 2006

What a fabulous weekend. Saturday night we saw “Brick,” kind of on a whim — I’d glanced at a Phoenix review but paid it about as much heed as any other piece of writing in that rag, so expectation-wise, my tabula was pretty rasa. Peppered with a mixture of home-grown vernacular and standard gumshoe lingo […]


Updating is for suckas

Published on 3 April 2006

Uh, yeah. Anyway, for regular readers, I’m still alive and haven’t joined the Witness Protection Program. And if you’re stopping by from the profile on One Million Blogs, hi! I haven’t found anything interesting on the street lately, but if I do, you’ll be the first to know.
We watched The Shield Around the K last […]


Brokehead Mountain

Published on 31 December 2005

So yesterday I called Teresa to say merry Christmas, and she invited me to join her and Jessica for a gay cowboy matinee in Harvard Square. (Teresa’s husband had no interest: “Come on, I saw Midnight Cowboy, what do you want?”) No way could I pass up that offer, and I figured I could while […]