Monthly Archives: January 2015
The Super Bowl is, without a doubt, the defining sports event not just of each year, but really, of all time… for Americans, at least. There is no other day when so many folks in the United States gather around the television and tune in to the same thing – and for non-sports enthusiasts, there’s an entire cottage industry around Super Bowl alternatives – my favorite is The Puppy Bowl.
One can’t talk about The Super Bowl without bringing up the commercials – advertisers know this is the chance to hit more American eyeballs than any other, so they go all out. The commercials have become a must see TV event in themselves, but is this a good or bad thing? I can make cases for both sides. Read the rest of this entry
Ah, the joys of technology! Autocomplete is certainly one of my favorite modern doodads. I mean, look at these amazing choices! I could get engaged, naked, in the day shift, into day shift, a new day shift… the possibilities are fantastic! Go twenty-first century!
I believe it’s accurate to say that Pitch Perfect is universally liked, if not loved. 81% of reviewers and a 83% of the audience gave it a positive review (Rotten Tomatoes), so that’s at the very least a consensus that people on earth like this movie… and I have no idea why. Read the rest of this entry
This is as subjective as it gets, but anyway, I humbly present my list of the 100 greatest movies of all time in no particular order. Read the rest of this entry
Yeah, so… I don’t know what I was thinking. I guess you can watch it and judge for yourself, but it’s two minutes and ten seconds of your life that you can never get back. Read the rest of this entry
Now that The Hobbit has wrapped up, we went home and started rewatching The Lord of the Rings and of course started with The Fellowship of the Ring (as per The Battle of Five Armies’ suggestion). Fellowship has always been my favorite (and only the Extended Edition will do), but it also makes it clear how very much The Hobbit movies pale in comparison. But that’s a discussion for another day – today, I’m talkin’ about the One Ring, yo! Read the rest of this entry
I never thought about it until I saw the trailer for Unfriended (AKA Offline, AKA Cybernatural), but I can’t recall a super low-budget indie flick getting a major release that wasn’t a horror movie. Is it just me? What does that mean? I have a thought… Read the rest of this entry