Remember Roger Deakins | 1917 | Rated R

From my perch in the upper right corner of the theater this Friday last, I surveyed the matinee audience for an opening day screening of 1917. As one might expect, it was a largely grey-haired crowd, typified by a middle-aged woman who turned the corner of the entryway only to…

Abuse Your Illusions • The Magical World of Michael Carbonaro

Ask Michael Carbonaro if he’s a magician, a comedian or an actor and he’ll cop to the fact that he’s not really sure. But he also doesn’t care, so long as he’s entertaining people—a calling he’s heard since he was a child. On his TruTV show, The Carbonaro Effect, he…

You’re Playin’ Yourself

Slow your roll; you are about to do it again. The New Year is here and with it comes your bullshit resolutions that you’ll never be able to live up to. Why do we even bother? Some of you keep your resolutions to yourself so that others aren’t disappointed when…