• Movies/Entertainment

    What is Sam Mendes' role in the next "Bond" film??

    There are times that movie news makes me smile and today is one of them.  FirstShowing.net is reporting that Sam Mendes, the man behind American Beauty and Road to Perdition (which I just love), just might helm the upcoming Bond 23.  For more on this, here’s an excerpt from FS.net: MGM first announced (via Heat Vision) that Oscar winning British filmmaker Sam Mendes, of American Beauty, Road to Perdition, Jarhead, Revolutionary Road, and Away We Go, has been hired to direct the upcoming 23rd James Bond movie. Despite recent concerns that the production was temporarily on hold, MGM is on track to release Bond 23 in late 2011. Bond regulars Neal Purvis and Robert Wade…

  • Movies/Entertainment

    What is Sam Mendes’ role in the next “Bond” film??

    There are times that movie news makes me smile and today is one of them.  FirstShowing.net is reporting that Sam Mendes, the man behind American Beauty and Road to Perdition (which I just love), just might helm the upcoming Bond 23.  For more on this, here’s an excerpt from FS.net: MGM first announced (via Heat Vision) that Oscar winning British filmmaker Sam Mendes, of American Beauty, Road to Perdition, Jarhead, Revolutionary Road, and Away We Go, has been hired to direct the upcoming 23rd James Bond movie. Despite recent concerns that the production was temporarily on hold, MGM is on track to release Bond 23 in late 2011. Bond regulars Neal Purvis and Robert Wade…

  • Movies/Entertainment,  Off the Shelf

    Off the Shelf…'Road to Perdition'

    In the follow up film to Sam Mendes‘ American Beauty, this truly remarkable film wins me over ever single time I view it.  Personally, I am a huge fan of all Tom Hanks’ work and this is probably my absolute favorite.  Tom Hanks plays his role quite a bit more reserved that what I am used to seeing.  In doing so, he does more with looks (as opposed to pages of dialog) to convey emotions that come through so believably this was just a fine performance all around.

  • Movies/Entertainment,  Off the Shelf

    Off the Shelf…’Road to Perdition’

    In the follow up film to Sam Mendes‘ American Beauty, this truly remarkable film wins me over ever single time I view it.  Personally, I am a huge fan of all Tom Hanks’ work and this is probably my absolute favorite.  Tom Hanks plays his role quite a bit more reserved that what I am used to seeing.  In doing so, he does more with looks (as opposed to pages of dialog) to convey emotions that come through so believably this was just a fine performance all around.