Seen at the AMC Loews Boston Common 19
If we're not counting MEMORIA -- also shot by DP Sayombhu Mukdeeprom! -- this is the best new release I've seen this year, and my new favorite Ron Howard film. Shame on Amazon for depriving audiences of seeing this one on the big screen (sensing a theme with last weekend's releases). Grateful for the one Boston area screening this week.
Apparently this one tested through the roof and MGM had planned a…
35mm @ Coolidge Corner Theatre
Sam Raimi made a Sam Raimi film, through and through. The whole experience reminded me of the moment in SPIDER-MAN 2 when Peter (Tobey Maguire) gently awakens Aunt May (Rosemary Harris) after his birthday party. Brought out of her reverie - a dream of her and Uncle Ben in better days - she remarks, "For a second there, I thought I was years ago." Same here.