29 December 2009

Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back

I thought I really liked these movies. I mean, I loved them when I was a child. They're okay now. But the dialogue is funny and the acting is funny and Mark Hamill's accent is funny. I still feel like R2D2 is the most compelling character. Maybe Princess Leia, who knows? Watching it, I can't tell which silly looking bits were silly from way back or are silly because of revisionist tinkering. C

I Am Trying to Break Your Heart: A Film About Wilco

My boyfriend put this on last night. It was sort of interesting but not what I'd call a great documentary. It wasn't satisfying on a narrative level and it seemed not so well constructed and it had too many shots with fisheye lenses and so forth. I was surprised how sort of unremarkable the music seemed. C