The Batman

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Lara (@knobbygirl) Why was this film so damned loooong? It was a smidgen under three hours, and shorter than Endgame…but it felt like three damn days. If it felt that long on my couch, I cannot imagine how long it felt in the theater. […]

The Silence of the Lambs

A post shared by Lara (@knobbygirl) on Jul 24, 2018 at 12:49pm PDT I am now entering the third phase of my children’s film education. Phase 1 was the off-the-wall kid stuff, like the 60s Batman and Howard the Duck. Phase 2 was the slightly more PG-13 and adultish stuff – everything from Army of […]

Black Swan

Every once in a while, I’ll see a film that I think my mom would’ve liked. Our taste in films didn’t always intersect – in fact, they hardly ever intersected. (She did make me watch The Last Picture Show, which I still love. I guess I pretty much forced Pink Flamingos on her.) While I’ve […]


After sitting on my DVR for 2 years, I finally got around to watching M this past weekend. I’d forgotten how hard it is to watch a movie with subtitles, especially with a 19 month old running around the living room. Luckily, German words are twice as long as English ones and I had plenty […]