The Expendables, oh my!

Bullets go faster than blades

For many weeks I have anticipated what it’s like to finally watch The Expendables, but when I had the chance, I told myself, “Oh my, Stallone blew it off!” Continue reading

An Education (2009)

Peter Sarsgaard and Carey Mulligan

Last night I watched An Education – a 2009 film starring Carey Mulligan and Peter Sarsgaard.  The film is directed by Lone Scherfig with a screenplay by Nick Hornby (High Fidelity, About a Boy, Fever Pitch).  This film is a coming-of-age story, an initiation story in which the character or the protagonist goes through an experience that will make him or her a different person afterward.   Carey Mulligan plays the role of Jenny, a 16 year old school girl who is on the run to prepare to enter Oxford University and Peter Sarsgaard plays the role of David Goldman, a middle-aged man who charms Jenny.

Since I don’t want to let you off with some spoilers, you Continue reading