Category: Movies and TV

Toy Story 3

June 29th, 2010
Short version: Meh. Long version: $50 for four tickets, for 3-bloody-D, which for me means muted colors, motion blur, and annoying background blurriness in most scenes. Maybe I'm just being cranky, but 3D just doesn't add all that much: It's kinda n… more »

Scott Pilgrim

June 6th, 2010
Despite my distrust of anything popular, news of the upcoming movie included lavish amounts of praise heaped on the source comic. And the descriptions of the same piqued my interest enough to get me to buy the comic from my trusty comic book store. E… more »

SWEET BABY [insert a religious or scientific person of your choice]!!!

January 7th, 2010
HOW DID I NOT KNOW ABOUT THIS? [video:youtube:ONkh786EbSg] The bridge! The captain's beard! The arrow-logo uniforms! The wave motion gun breech slamming closed! The theme song! My inner 6-year-old is deliriously happy right now. It's a movi… more »

Horror, criticism, and movie choices

December 24th, 2009
I've been meaning to recommend this piece of horror criticism for a couple of months: Nicholas Seeley's "A Dragon in the Time Machine: A Gross Anatomy of Horror." He does a good job expanding on Stephen King's theories, and this part in particular grabb… more »

Something of a movie review

December 15th, 2009
We took the girls to see The Princess and the Frog last weekend. I thought it was certainly decent, but not great. Although I think my opinion is warming the more that I think about it. What bothers me is the pacing. I'm not sure how well I can desc… more »