Drive (Sep. 16), Ryan Gosling's fast car film noir: Projecting front bumpers, headlights, razor blades and an ominous hammer.
The Ides of March (Oct. 7), Gosling in George Clooney's political drama: Flapping U.S. flags, fluttering bunting, jutting microphones at press conference scenes.
J. Edgar (Nov. 9), Leonardo DiCaprio IS J. Edgar Hoover: G-men shoving FBI I.D. in our faces, possibly Leo's puckered-up lips.
A Dangerous Method (Nov. 23), Freud vs. Jung in David Cronenberg's biopic: Jutting beards, cigars, tea-cups. If we're lucky, maybe too much therapy would cause someone’s head to explode, like in Scanners.
The Descendants (Nov 23), George Clooney's Hawaiian-set domestic-reconciliation drama: Family members reaching arms out for embraces — "Hug it out, audience."
The Muppets (Nov. 23), comeback film about, you know, The Muppets: I'm so stunned that it's not in 3D, I can't even think of anything.
We Need to Talk About Kevin (Dec. 2), school-shooting drama with Tilda Swinton: The eyeballs of troubled kids and distraught parents staring down the audience for long, uncomfortable silences.
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (Dec. 9), slow-burning Cold War spy stuff: Conspicuous shots of umbrellas and reel-to-reel tape recorders instead of James Bond gadgets.
The Iron Lady (Dec. 16), Margaret Thatcher biopic: Meryl Streep’s prosthetic snaggle-teeth — comin’ at ya!
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Dec. 21), psychosexual thriller based on the Swedish bestseller: In-your-face motorcycles, laptop computers and kinky sex tools.
The Artist (TBD), Black and white, silent homage to the dawn of the talkies: Well, 3D wasn't invented in 1927, so the effect would defeat the film's nostalgic purpose.
War Horse (Dec. 28), Spielberg's WWI epic about a boy and his horse: Look out for those hooves, bullets, cannons, mud-clots, nuzzling snouts - the list is endless.
The Human Centipede 2: Full Sequence (TBA): Forget I said anything.
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