Author Archives: Yours Truly

Quickies

Two posts in one day! CONTRABAND: INANE BOURNE IDENTITY RE-VIEWING: GREAT

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Inception

Okay you guys. Lets do this. First of all, is there anyone out there who actually liked this movie? It was up for a million Oscars, so I guess the answer to that is “Yes.” People also seem to love … Continue reading

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Thunder Road

In 1955 the epically great Robert Mitchum made one of the best films in the history of the medium: NIGHT OF THE HUNTER, co-starring Shelley Winters, the pilot from “Airplane!” as a child, an additional child who is the worst … Continue reading

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Cabin in the Woods: MEGA SPOILER ALERT

MEGA SPOILERS AHEAD, PLEASE DON’T READ UNTIL YOU WATCH!!!! You guys. What a truly great film. I was so invigorated and satisfied by the ending, and this is what I wish to discuss today! The reviews I’ve read of this … Continue reading

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The Catechism Cataclysm

It is such a pleasure to be able to bring to you a movie nobody saw but should have. Remember Fido? Or even The Box? It’s like that! You go to the movie store and you’re like “what on earth … Continue reading

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A Walk Down Memory Lane: Billy Madison

It holds up! I want to start a new feature where we watch the beloved films of our youth. Like Clue!! Did you know that a certain co-blogger was so excited to see the additional endings in the theater that … Continue reading

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A Dangerous Method

I am a big Sigmund Freud fan. I taught him in both semesters of my class this year and just generally think he’s really onto something, except for all the penis stuff which frankly gets a bit old. Then again … Continue reading

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Take Shelter

Some spoilers!!! This movie is awesome, so if you haven’t seen it, don’t read this! This movie is one of the best explorations of mental illness and its slow encroachment I have ever seen. Or, as someone who is not … Continue reading

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Wanderlust

I have been following the careers of all the people in The State basically since they were on The State, when I was in high school. In high school I thought of them as grownups, and only recently has it … Continue reading

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Marilyn Movie: My Special Incredibly Tedious Week With Marilyn Monroe The Actress

PLOT SYNOPSIS: “look how pretty Marilyn Monroe was, such that this young man truly did wish to french her, can you imagine a more compelling tale” The ladies sitting behind us were talking intensely about how hard it is that … Continue reading

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