erik lundegaard

The Double Features of 2009

Heroes for our time? No, heroes for the opposite of our time:

  • "The International" (Clive Owen tries to bring down an international bank just as we were trying to prop ours up.)
  • "Up in the Air" (George Clooney fires people as unemployment hits 10%.)

Getting and spending we lay waste our powers:

They think they're the heroes of their story when they're the villains of their story:

They can't change that history, can they?:

Flunkying for the rich and famous isn't all it's cracked up to be:

Movies about the people you care about before they did the thing you care about:

"Someone's hiding some Judaism..." OK, maybe not:

Don't worry; we'll care about your art after you die:

Body doubles:


Posted at 07:39 AM on Sun. Jan 03, 2010 in category Movies  
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