Soundtrack of my Life: “In Your Eyes” by Peter Gabriel


I remember having a conversation with a guy about Say Anything (my real favourite movie- well, tied with High Fidelity and Love, Actually). He ended up finally ranting and raving ( I don’t remember how it got there), but he finally just exploded. “Fucking Lloyd Dobler ruined everything for us, man. Fucking EVERYTHING!” Well, Lloyd Dobler is sweet and … More Soundtrack of my Life: “In Your Eyes” by Peter Gabriel

Soundtrack of My Life: “(Don’t You) Forget About Me” by Simple Minds


There is only one correct answer to the question “What is the greatest John Hughes movie ever?” The Breakfast Club. It is always The Breakfast Club. The others have charm and are good, but The Breakfast Club is superior to whatever your so-called favourite John Hughes film has. Plus, it has “Don’t You (Forget About Me)” … More Soundtrack of My Life: “(Don’t You) Forget About Me” by Simple Minds

It Was Always About the Movies: Roger Ebert (1942-2013)


I don’t talk or write about film much because I knew I could never write about film as well as Roger Ebert. I’m not talking about his ability to give quick blurbs and four stars. I’m talking about his ability to express, pretty accurately, how I felt about these films. He was a far, far … More It Was Always About the Movies: Roger Ebert (1942-2013)