Random Thoughts!

I have to admit that I’m a bit excited to see the new Captain America movie. I enjoyed the first one and also really enjoyed The Avengers. I like Chris Evans as an actor (his performance in the underrated Push stands out in my memory). Also, it’ll be nice to […]

Lunchtime Reading: “Why I turned my back on Hollywood”

Kids at the nearby shopping centre sometimes heckle, Moore says, calling him God, or Jesus, “which I’ll take, because Jesus died at 33 and they’ve obviously mistaken me for a much younger man”. Read the rest here…

A Moment of Geek: Argo, Kirby, Parks

I’ve long been fascinated by the so-called Canadian Caper — particularly by the role that comics legend Jack Kirby played. The idea that the Canadian Government and CIA concocted such a daring and imaginative plan to rescue six diplomats during the Iran Hostage Crisis is pre-made for Hollywood. I think […]

There’s a certain kind of crazy…

…that is easily identified. You see it for what it is right away. In fact, you kind of enjoy it for what it is. It’s a guilty pleasure that you indulge in from time to time. But, soon enough, the irony starts to fall away and you find the crazy […]

Well, that’s disappointing.

There’s a longer blog post brewing in the back of my mind right now, something about the Gods and the movies that hate them. But for now, I’ll stick to saying how I’m disappointed, though not surprised, to hear that Tarsem’s latest film “Immortals” is an awful mess… Here’s everything […]

Welcome Home, Eleanor

Last year, I posted a few articles during the week leading up to Halloween. At the time, it had been my intention to write one article a day on different topics. But real life stepped in and I had to stop after Werewolves and Ouija Boards. Alas. I’m taking another […]

The Bones of Time and Other Diversions

It’s been a busy couple of weeks, with birthdays and holidays and various little things eating up my time in dainty bites so small you hardly notice until there’s nothing left but the bones. Speaking of which, this film is either brilliant or disturbing. Or both. Either way, I want […]