Angels and Demons


This film was interesting throughout, and thought it was just as good as The Da Vinci Code. If course working in an art field, it doesn’t hurt that they are darting from church to church in Rome looking at ancient statues doesn’t hurt a thing for me.

The only thing that really did bother me in the movie was that Ewan McGregor’s character jumped into the helicopter and took off as if he were a flying ace with hours of flight time. Yet, in a high position in the Catholic church, something that I think would take years of dedication, I really doubt he could have spent enough time flying to react like that. Oh well, we are talking about movies here. And my wife pointed out that there was mention in a line about the character doing something in aeronautics, an obvious line to justify his later actions.

Tom Hanks (Philadelphia, Forrest Gump) was his usual inquisitive bookworm type character already developed in the previous film, and his performance was good, but nothing groundbreaking. Armin Mueller-Stahl (Eastern Promises, X-Files: Fight the Future) and Stellan Skarsgård (Good Will Hunting) had the most interesting characters since their stance on the mystery at hand is not really as it seems.

This might be a movie that I will enjoy even more a second time, knowing the outcome, might pick up on more interesting details. To me this is a very entertaining film. Worth checking out.

Jennifer Tilly Autograph


Finally received an autograph through the mail. Jennifer Tilly who was in Liar Liar and Bound. I sent a color 8 x 10 back on March 16, 2008, and finally received a photo back signed, although it wasn’t the photo I sent. Looks to be authentic. Not an autopen or secreterial, not to mention secreterial signatures usually come back pretty quick. The address I used is below.

Jennifer Tilly, Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Ave 7th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90069