Category: Movies and TV

Alan Moore speaks the truth

March 24th, 2009
Sorry for holding out on you, but Wired has a good interview with Alan Moore. Near the end, he talks about the corrosive effect of too much money on storytelling: It removes artistry and imagination and places money in the driver's seat, and I th… more »

Incredibly late movie reviews!

February 5th, 2009
The good: 28 Weeks Later: Not quite as good as 28 Days Later, mostly because I knew exactly what was going to happen. But it was still fun, and damned if it doesn't start with a wonderfully frantic Zombie Swarm of Doom scene. The not-really-bad:… more »

Yo Gabba Gabba!

September 10th, 2008
Yo Gabba Gabba is teh awesome! Every little bit helps when you’re trying to raise your kids as true music snobs aficionados: The Roots, Jimmy Eat World, Ladytron, MGMT, Mates Of State, Datarock, Mixmaster Mike and the Ting Tings are among the… more »

Movies

May 2nd, 2008
I have a low tolerance for boring movies. I figure that if I'm going to spend 1.5 or more hours watching something, than it has to be better than 1.5 hours spent doing something else that's fun and/or productive (video games, house projects, reading, et… more »

G.I. Joe

April 18th, 2008
Even when I watched the G.I. Joe cartoons as a kid, I realized that they were dumb. My friends and I always mocked how the characters would jump out of a burning airplane right before it crashed, and their parachutes would pop open. Thirty feet off the… more »