Category Archives: Film

The Joys Of A Good Movie Trailer

I had been thinking about writing a post about movie trailers for a week or so, when I saw this post on NPR‘s pop culture blog, Monkey See. Let me just say that Monkey See is a great blog. If you’re … Continue reading

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Hanna (2011)

I write these posts with little thought to spoilers. Beware. Synopsis: A teen girl goes through some tough transitions to adulthood as she learns about independence and the fallibility of her father. Also she kills a lot of military goons. … Continue reading

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Super 8 (2011)

I write these posts with little thought to spoilers. Beware. Synopsis: The Goonies have a close encounter with E.T. who turns out to be a little bit more like the shark from Jaws… or maybe the velociraptors from Jurassic Park. I … Continue reading

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Thor (2011)

I write these posts with little thought to spoilers. Beware. Synopsis: There’s some exposition, which is confusing, and then some funny stuff with me Thor and you Jane (Natalie Portman) and her band of nerdy misfits. And then some epilogue. … Continue reading

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Dare (2009)

I write these posts with little thought to spoilers. Beware. Synopsis: Three high school students rattle each other’s cages as they figure out who they’ll be after graduation. I know it sounds like you’ve seen this before, but this shit … Continue reading

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The Perfect Genre – An Homage To The Heist

I went and visited Della this weekend and we had one of our classic movie marathons. This weekend’s theme: Heist films. We wanted to include some we didn’t have time for or couldn’t get a hold of (Sneakers, Thomas Crown … Continue reading

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A Whole New Genre

I’m going to break out of my typical film post style to tell you about my new favorite genre of film – the sci fi romantic comedy. I’ve recently watched three movies that I thoroughly enjoyed and I realized one … Continue reading

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