Handyguy (aka Randall Byrn) is a marketing professional in New York. A transplanted Southerner, he has been a movie buff since birth. He's always secretly wanted to be Pauline Kael, and Blogcritics gives him an approximation of that, or so he likes to fantasize at least. Handy has a film degree from USC.
There were some great movies this year - but not necessarily the ones getting all the awards.
An exhilarating and intensely moving biography of a gay rights hero featuring Sean Penn in a galvanizing performance.
"The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical" returns to work magic under the stars in Central Park.
Four excellent movies that played at this indispensable annual look at new cinema talent.
A wonderful first hour, great performances, beautiful images - but a deeply flawed movie.
24 good reasons to go to the movies (or rent them for home viewing) this year
The two most-awarded movies of 2007 are both well-made disappointments.
Sufjan introduced a new orchestral work in Brooklyn last week - but the real treats came later, in his song set.
Though it's overdone in nearly every way imaginable, there's still much fun to be had in Mel Brooks's latest Broadway extravaganza.
Brilliantly directed and acted, this excellent movie is being unjustly ignored by audiences