Monthly Archives: February 2012


Pina – 6

2012-02-29T23:28:04+00:00February 29th, 2012|Uncategorized|

     The best use of 3-D I've seen yet: it was unobtrusive - no dancers kicking legs into our space - and simply made the dances come alive. Like the documentaries at the Film Festival, there was no plot and no dramatic arc, just a series of dances and interviews with the dancers. It didn't [...]

Best Movies 2011

2012-02-27T11:33:15+00:00February 27th, 2012|Essays|

Top Ten 2011 2011 was, at best, a middling year, with no standout like No Country for Old Men, and among the Oscar favorites, all of which we saw, no favorite like Hurt Locker. I do count 15 very good movies that, in the ultimate test, I had no trouble recommending to others. Rather than [...]