Archive for George Clooney

The Fluff up there

Posted in Review with tags , , , on February 22, 2010 by Timothy Parfitt

If there is one thing I hate, it’s mediocrity.  And boy, is Up in the Air Mediocre.  Set adrift without a driving plot, the film leans heavily on George Clooney’s charm.  If you are still partial to said charm, you may like this movie.  If like me, however, you now find Mr. Clooney unable or unwilling to blend into a film or inhabit a character, stay away.* Continue reading

The Men Who Stare at Goats, review by Timothy Parfitt

Posted in Review with tags , , , on December 15, 2009 by Timothy Parfitt

The central question at the heart of The Men Who Stare at Goats, the entertaining yet somewhat directionless comedy starring George Clooney and Ewan McGregor, is: what would the Army be like if it were run by Lebowski?  Unfortunately, although they milk this joke successfully, they never quite answer the question. Continue reading


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