Category Archives: Opinion

Cool as Ice

Oh no, I forgot COOL AS ICE in my “Quick Trips” entry! Ultimate Quick Trip….down memory lane! Once again at Steve’s house, where so many of the good things in my life take place, I was treated to a visual … Continue reading

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Quick Trips

I have seen a lot of movies but I keep not wanting to deeply interrogate their subtexts and lambast their scripts in yon blog, for some reason. I think it all began when I saw The Master, which I felt … Continue reading

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Prometheus!

Well, what a shame! What a shame, Ridley Scott. Your triumphant return to the Alien franchise was, shall we say, not as good as the original Alien movie. Shall we say more than that? Shall we say it was kind … Continue reading

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Safety Not Guaranteed

This movie is beautiful. It is nearly flawless. It is pitch-perfect and all the other terms you use to describe good cinema. It’s a romantic comedy sort of but it’s also deeply sad, and it has this incredible ending I … Continue reading

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THE NEW BOURNE MOVIE (I ALREADY FORGOT WHAT IT WAS CALLED, THATS HOW GREAT IT WAS)

I had high hopes for Jeremy Renner. I have loved his frowny pug face in several movies in a row now. I watched the new Mission Impossible on hopes he would be awesome. His abs-lighting nearly upstaged his performance in … Continue reading

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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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DARK KNIGHT RISES

We went on a date, mid-afternoon, to the gnarly multiplex by our house. Matt refuses to go on principle most of the time since the time we went and wound up sitting behind two parents that called their son motherfucker … 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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