Joseph Kosinski (Saab ‘Blackbird’) To Make Racing Film With Cruise, Pitt

[hr] Saab fans might recall a short film clip called Blackbird, featuring Saab’s Aero-X concept car. The clip was made in 2007 by a guy named Joseph Kosinski. Here it is. — I can still remember the hype in the Saab community at the time this clip was made. Was it commissioned by Saab? (No) Will Saab buy it and use it as an ad? (No, sadly) Basically, it was just a self-promotional effort on Kosinski’s part to showcase his talent. It sure did look good, though, and it obviously helped Kosinski because in the six years since, he’s gone […]

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Movie Review: Mary Meets Mohammad

I have to think very long and hard about whether or not what I experienced today is something I’ve experienced before. Today I sat in a movie theatre with around 75 or so other people, and not one single person moved from their seat until after the movie’s credits had finished. When the credits finished, the hushed theatre broke out in a round of applause before people started to make their way out the door. Such is the power of this film to make you think, to make you examine your own attitude towards an issue that remains very topical […]

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Movies: Silver Linings Playbook

We tried to see Silver Linings Playbook three or four weeks ago and it was sold out. It was still packed solid tonight. Was that due to Jennifer Lawrence’s Oscar win for Best Actress? I don’t think so. I think this is just a damn good movie and people are coming to see it on the big screen while they still can. Here’s the preview…… — And here’s what the preview doesn’t tell you: Pat (Bradley Cooper) has recently been released from what is essentially a prison hospital. He has a Bi-Polar disorder that was most recently set off by […]

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