Tag Archives: film

Watched in 2015: 108 Reviews in 108 Characters (or fewer)

2015 was kind of a shit year, to be honest. Not “my dog has cancer and now I also have cancer” shit, but let’s say that if 2015 got a passing grade, it was only because they didn’t care enough to hold it back a year. [2015 (2015) – (6/10)] A few speckles of gold here […]

Commercialization, Art, and Innovation (from my Twitter feed)

. . .INCEPTION. . . Inspired by: @dirtytea: reddit crashed this great Ubisoft Game review, here’s a grab. Spot on: http://t.co/Rm5VlDXceb @dirtytea: cont… http://t.co/Ph5Yn7yQ4p & http://t.co/jorsHYEnln “Ubisoft game” article underscores a fine question about criticism. When a publisher keeps making the same game while leaving old problems unaddressed, at what point do we stop tolerating […]

Watched in 2013: 100 Reviews of 100 Movies in 100 Characters (or less)

While I fell short on my goals for reading this year, my movie watching was out of the park! In the end, I watched exactly 100 films this year; some were good, some were bad; a lot were middling, mixed, and mediocre. Most of them weren’t released this year, but this year marks the first time […]

Teen Films 2014: Rebels Without A Cause (a.k.a. Future Nazis of the Western World)

I started this wanting to experiment with writing in a philosopher-style voice; as a result, here’s ~1,250 words of self-important navel-gazing. Sorry. -Management I recently tweeted a commonality I had noticed between several of the teen-focused films releasing next year, and I wanted to elaborate on my thoughts a little. First, a quick look at the […]

Some Horror Movies You’ve Never Seen (But Should!)

Whether they simply don’t fit traditional formats, are old, are produced outside of the mainstream studios, or simply never get brought over to the U.S. of A., certain horror films just slip by unnoticed, and there are quite a few gems in among all the straight-to-bargain-bin stuff that goes the same way. I thought I’d […]