Archive for September, 2008

June & July movies

by Michael on Friday, September 19th, 2008

In an attempt at starting to catch up on reviewing the movies I saw over the summer, here are the ones from June and July. Mostly Martha [4/5] [Amazon] Bella Martha (the original German title) may not be a perfect film, but a very strong performance by Martina Gedeck makes this story of a chef […]

Books for July and August

by Michael on Monday, September 8th, 2008

Despite a busy summer, I actually managed to get through a few books, thanks in large part to a quiet vacation with plenty of time for reading. Realms: The First Year of Clarkesworld Magazine edited by Nick Mamatas and Sean Wallace [4/5] An excellent mix of stories chosen from the first year of Clarkesworld Magazine, […]

Summer concerts

by Michael on Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

Somehow I’ve managed not to mention any of the concerts I’ve been to since May, so here’s a quick rundown: June 5 – Over the Rhine at Sellersville Theatre (Sellersville, PA) Over the Rhine put on a great show, but apparently the sound man was going deaf, because the volume level for both the opening […]