Helen Mirren on Overthinking It

Open Thread for September 2, 2011

Open Thread for September 2, 2011

Dispose of this thread carefully after opening to avoid mercury contamination. Be grateful for its added lumens! In movie news, we’ve got sci-fi historical revisionist faux horror-documentary Apollo 18 (as if that genre didn’t have enough entries already), flashback-laden espionage … Continued

I bear the weapon Excalibur!

I bear the weapon Excalibur!

I just got through watching John Boorman’s 1981 film Excalibur (thank you Netflix). What a weird-ass movie. Not least because you get to see young Helen Mirren, Liam Neeson, Patrick Stewart (already bald), Gabriel Byrne, and Ciaran Hinds, most of … Continued