Saturday, March 18, 2006

Bukowski:Born Into This - a well done biodoc about writer/poet Charles Bukowski-With readings by fans and celebs- including Tom Waits,Harry Dean Stanton and others.This pic pulls no punches.The DVD has audio commentary and a deleted scene. A

The Squid and The Whale- Jeff Daniels and Laura Linney are a squabbling couple of writers who live in Brooklyn and share custody of a pair of messed up sons in the late 80s.With Anna Paquin and William Baldwin as a tennis pro,brother.The usual mix of comedy and pathos for a divorce drama. B

Dead Man on Campus - Fun dark comedy about a pair of doomed roommates that find a loophole around homework.Starring Tom Everett Scott and Mark Paul Gosselar with Cameos by Linda Cardellini and Jason Segal from Freaks and Geeks. B+

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