I’m pretty sure none of the characters in The Lego Movie ever spoke the name “Lego.”
AMC breaks for a commercial halfway through the restaurant scene with Sollozzo. An absolute crime.
The song “No Air” by Jordin Sparks and Chris Brown reminds me of the movie Total Recall.
You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.
So, Star Trek: Into Darkness didn’t go as far down into the “darkness” rabbit hole as I feared it would.
Star Trek isn’t about darkness. It’s about a better future.
Oblivion is a good example of a fun sci-fi adventure movie that falls a little short.
We finally got around to watching The Descendants, a favorably reviewed George Clooney movie from a couple years ago.
I introduced Lore to Mel Brooks with Blazing Saddles just as my cousins introduced me to him when I was a kid (I think they started me off with History of the World, Part I).
There’s this movie that Netflix keeps recommending to me: The People Versus George Lucas. It’s a documentary about where fans (represented in this film by greasy, overweight American Studies majors) think Lucas went wrong with the Star Wars franchise, particularly with the special edition remastering of the original trilogy and his treatment of the new […]
In his 1991 book Baghdad Without a Map, Tony Horwitz, a freelance journalist who lived in the Middle East during the 1980s, wrote about visiting Saddam Hussein’s Iraq before the Persian Gulf War.
If you think time travel stories are confusing, try watching the Back to the Future trilogy out of order.
Somehow, my wife has gotten away for years without having watched Field of Dreams.
Whenever I want to remember what the year 2001 was like, I pop 2001: A Space Odyssey into the DVD player.
Some jackass in the theater laughed at every single thing Bill Murray did in “Moonrise Kingdom”, including walking down stairs and staring at the ceiling.
On account of a variety of presidential, departmental, and gubernatorial proclamations, I’ve lowered our nation’s flag to half-staff four or five times in the last month. On Friday I lowered it for the shooting victims of Aurora, Colorado. It will not be raised again until Wednesday. I feel like we abuse our flag this way, and ourselves, by being in a perpetual state of symbolic mourning. I think it cheapens the idea of official mourning and renders it rather meaningless.
When arriving on a strange planet, the explorers always manage to land within walking distance of the its seat of power.
Sell your stock in Weyland-Yutani!
My first feeling after seeing “The Hunger Games” at the theater was that it was good if you like watching teenagers kill each other.
If the trailers made “Mirror, Mirror” look like a comedy, it’s because they had the funniest parts. Maybe I should have known better.