Category Mistakes Were Made

The Big Picture and Pacing

It pains me to put any part of this film into the Mistakes Were Made category, especially because on paper The Big Picture has a lot going for it: – It’s the directorial debut of Christopher Guest, one of the sharpest improvisers out there. – It’s the story of a student filmmaker (Kevin Bacon) who makes a well received short film […]

Meatballs Title Track

So I’m adding a new feature to the Grain&Noise blog. It’s called Mistakes Were Made and it’ll function as a record of the worst things films have to offer. These can be individual scenes, performances, jokes, songs, sweaters, whatever. If I notice something and it makes me audibly groan, or put my palm to my […]