A Mighty Wind

A Mighty Wind The Haiku Review?:

A mighty wind blows.

Magic can come. Be goofy.

Improvise by ear.

PG-13 :: 2003 :: dir. Christopher Guest :: 4 stars

Starring Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy, Michael McKean, Bob Balaban, Michael Baser, Ed Begley Jr., Marty Belafsky, David Blasucci, Jennifer Coolidge, Mary Gross, Laura Harris, John Michael Higgins, Michael Hitchcock, Matthew Joy, Todd Lieberman, Stuart Luce, Jane Lynch, Larry Miller, Jim Moret, Christopher Moynihan, William S. Nunziata, Catherine O’Hara, Jim Piddock, Parker Posey, Ryan Raddatz, Harry Shearer, Freda Foh Shen, Jared Nelson Smith, Deborah Theaker and Fred Willard, who I always think is that guy who used to be on WKRP in Cincinatti, but people keep telling me he isn’t.

Boogie Nights

Boogie Nights - New Line Platinum Series The Haiku Review™:

Behind the Penis!

More sexy? Impossible.

It’s a long way down.

R :: 1997 :: dir. Paul Thomas Anderson :: 3 stars

Starring Mark Wahlberg, Burt Reynolds, Luis Guzm�n, Julianne Moore, Don Cheadle, Heather Graham, Philip Seymour Hoffman, William H. Macy and everyone’s favorite porn editor, Ricky Jay.

DVD features color bars, director and cast commentaries, and a handy list of all the groovy songs in the film.

Double Jeopardy

Double JeopardyThe Haiku Review™:

Tommy Lee again,

Chases the innocent perp.

Again. Yet again.

R :: 1999 :: dir. Bruce Beresford :: 3 stars

Starring a non-nonsense Tommy Lee Jones trying to do the right thing, a wronfully accused Ashley Judd and a really entertaining bastard of a Bruce Greenwood. Oh, and no Alex Trebek.

DVD features� umm� I forgot.


EvitaThe Haiku Review™:

Every line, a new tune.

They sing because they have to.

Who watches this crap?

PG :: 1996 :: dir. Alan Parker :: ✭✭

Starring Madonna Ciccone, a lipsyncing Antonio Banderas, a singing Jonathan Pryce, and the disjointed works of “tunesmith” Andrew Lloyd Webber.

DVD features the movie, and probably a few other things that I didn’t bother looking at.