Friday, November 13, 2009

Currently Watching: Chicago

With massive expectations for Rob Marshall's "Nine" on the horizon, I spent my Friday afternoon cozying up to Chicago. I still maintain it's a consummately filmed musical. The editing, design, and cinematography are absolutely top-notch.

Anyway, I remember how I fell in love with John C. Reilly in 2002. Between this, The Hours, and Gangs of New York, it was the first time I remember being wowed by his immense strength as a supporting actor, which I'm glad has paid off 7 seven years down the road.

Here's one of the film's best scenes, featuring Mr. Reilly's showmanship:

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