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Authors Posts by Kristian Lin

Kristian Lin

2008 POSTS 8 COMMENTS

Considering Bruce Willis

I didn’t have space to get into this in my review of Looper, but I continue to be amazed by the career of Bruce...

DVD Review: “Damsels in Distress”

This is how big a Whit Stillman fan I am: I saw his Metropolitan as a teenager. (Weirdly enough, it was broadcast on local...

You’re an Imbecile, Sam Bacile

Let's say I find myself a really long, sharp stick. Let's say I take that stick and go poking an elephant with it repeatedly....

Happy Birthday, Gene Kelly

If you attended the screening of Singin' in the Rain last Wednesday, you know that 2012 not only marks the 60th anniversary of that...

R.I.P., Tony Scott

Movie fans take a moment today to absorb the news that director and producer Tony Scott ended his own life yesterday by jumping off...

Cliburn Video Contest Winner Announced

I got so caught up in the Olympics that the Van Cliburn's Amateur Piano Video Competition slipped under my radar. Rather than make weak...

Olympics Wrap-Up

The following thoughts occurred to me while I was contemplating the hairstyles on the Gabonese men's soccer team. The U.S. women's volleyball team were cruising...

Even More Thoughts on the Olympics

The following thoughts were prompted by watching the U.S. women's soccer team win gold in satisfying fashion. I'll have more on soccer further down,...

Four Obituary Notices

A number of people whose work has caught my interest over the years have passed away recently, and while I let a couple of...

Further Thoughts on the Olympics

If you could be Jamaican only for a day, surely you'd pick today. For not only is today the 50th anniversary of the country's...