Author Archives: Jessica Hopper

TWILIGHT AGAIN

Lindy West fanpage mode, again, I know, but I really could not resist, not at all, where she reviews Twilight based on like, an US weekly special edition tribute to the movie: “Page 50: This is a very important page … Continue reading

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HORRIBLE BOSSES

Horrible Bosses is a sub-bromance buddy condundrum flick wherein three bros decide to help each other out by murdering each others Horrible Boss. For laffs, there is much playing against type, save for Bateman who is in default factory setting–ever … Continue reading

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TWILIGHT: BREAKING DAWN PT. 1 (WITH SOME SPOILERS BUT IT DOESN’T SPOIL MUCH OF ANYTHING)

The movie opens on the wedding eve of the totally drippy Bella and her creaaapy vampire boyfriend–he appears, magically, as always, in her bedroom, unannounced. Because he is essentially her stalker, which is framed as romantic, naturally, because Twilight reads/plays, … Continue reading

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DOWNTON ABBEY SEASON 2 (PRELIM RESULTS)

Don’t ask how I am watching it. I don’t want to have to describe the way I manage to string my eyeballz out of my head go-go gadget style and send them all the way to THE UNITED KINGDOM where … Continue reading

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AMERICAN HORROR STORY

I really think this is one of the best-worst shows to happen to TV in such a long time. It has too much everything–though some might argue there is not enough Connie Britton cleavage, it is possibly the only thing … Continue reading

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THE SKIN I LIVE IN

My friend Matt Kessler, fellow Almodovar obsessive, called and demanded we see The Skin I Live In this past weekend and I was initially hesitant because I had only read bad reviews and everyone saying oh, it’s so not him, … Continue reading

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TREE OF LIFE

Maybe it’s less intense, a casual visual poesy even, for someone who does not have kids, but I could not finish Tree of Life because it was a perfume commercial for death. It could of told the same story–shiny surfaces … Continue reading

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I HAVE SEEN TOO MUCH

I have watched so, so many things lately that I keep forgetting to write about so here is a quick run down of some notables. 1. Bill Cunningham New York. Watching his little fashion slide shows on the New York … Continue reading

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MELANCHOLIA

I just reviewed the new Lars Von Trier for The Daily, and hopefully I can link it here. I read a couple other reviews and I thought this one was my fave, and I almost agree: “Of course, the root … Continue reading

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FINALLY, IT HAPPENED TO ME

I saw the latest Transformers. Months after my I Saw That co-blogger, Yours Truly, dared me to watch it in the theater. Instead I watched it on my in-laws pay-per-view. Jesus. Motherfucking. Christ. WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY? I fell asleep before the third … Continue reading

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