The list of movies out in theaters today that I would like to see is very long, and ranges from dumb critically reviled comedies like Melissa McCarthy's The Boss to dumb critically reviled dramas like Jake Gyllenaal in Demolition... but wait, there are a couple humdingers! I already have my tickets to see The Invitation, director Karyn Kusama's thriller with Michiel Huisman, and then there's Neon Bull, the Brazilian flick starring a very appealing Juliano Cazarré.
Neon Bull has gotten praise from everyone I know (and plenty of people I don't know) who've seen it since; just recently it played here in New York at the "New Directors New Films" festival, but I sadly missed it. I will fix that this weekend, I swear it! Until then you may hit the jump and I'll share a few dozen shots of Cazarré...
"First watch Moonraker, because it's Jaws in love and it's also really sexy. Then watch Octopussy because Louis Jourdan is the villain and it's also really sexy. RIP, Sir Roger Moore."
"Live and Let Die is amazing. It's the blaxploitation Bond! It has Jane Seymour as a virginal tarot card reader! It has voodoo! It has Yaphet Kotto! "
""Golden Gun" has one of the alltime best villains. Christopher Lee manages to be genuinely funny and genuinely frightening at the same time. Him just putting the gun together is a lesson in how to underplay a scene but still be the one everyone's watching."
"A View to a Kill is only worth watching for Grace Jones and the sheer terror Roger Moore is barely concealing during their love scene together. RIP my favourite Bond."
--- With the passing of Roger Moore I asked y'all to offer up one of his Bond flicks to watch - I've never seen a one! - and I got many fine suggestions. Which would you pick?