September is a dead month in the NBA. The draft is barely visible in the rear view mirror, Vegas League has come and gone, and the vast majority of free agents have found new places to call home. The biggest daily news in the NBA is probably ESPN’s #NBARank update. With that in mind, it’s worth mentioning with a brief post that there are some kickass movies about to hit theaters. If you’ve been watching movies this year, you’ve probably noticed that it’s been a pretty underwhelming one at the box office. The two best that I’ve seen are probably Ted, which was basically an extra-long and not animated episode of Family Guy, and Batman, which has taken its share of abuse from critics. But these below look better. P.T. Anderson, the best living director, has a doozy coming out that is likely to bring home the bacon at the Oscars. That is, unless Quentin Tarantino or Daniel Day Lewis has something to say about it. Anyway, here’s a few that we’ve marked on the calendar.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Daniel Day Lewis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Tommy Lee Jones
Release: November 9, 2012 Continue reading