The wonderful Cara of Silver Screen Serenade has organised a most excellent blogathon to celebrate lovable idiots in the month of April. You might even call them April fools. The task: to choose five of the most lovable idiots in cinema or television. There have been some great posts and choices so far, so definitely […]
Wow. Let’s get right into discussing this episode. Life-ruining spoilers below! Please don’t read if you haven’t seen this episode yet!
James Cameron’s True Lies (1994) stars Arnold Schwarzenegger as a secret government spy, disguising himself as a lowly computer salesman who travels a lot for business. His life consists of convincing his wife (Jamie Lee Curtis) and daughter (Eliza Dushku) that he’s a normal guy, living a normal middle class life, until his wife finds […]
One of the most confronting and honest documentaries I’ve seen this year, The Invisible War (2012, dir. Kirby Dick) focuses on the prevalence of and experience of sexual assault in the United States military; of both female and male victims. Bringing survivors together to share their stories, the film takes a investigative angle on this […]
Surprise! Normally I stick to writing film reviews but I figure the tagline of my blog, “film reviews etc.”, is broad enough to cover television writing for this special occasion. A new season of Game of Thrones is a thing to be celebrated. As a longtime fan of the books, I get really, inordinately excited about […]
Sunday is a good day for short film watching! Today I decided to watch a couple more of Nic Hamilton‘s works, a 3-minute horror film, and a kitschy Jodorowsky-esque superhero film. Each of these short films are available to watch online!
The Sochi Winter Olympics may be over, and it may be a while until the next Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, but the competition between nations has not finished. The amazing Mikey at Screenkicker! is hosting a special blogathon called the Screenkicker Olympics, to showcase cinematic talent from all over the world. There’s going […]
Tokyo! (2008) is a collection of three short films, tied together by their location and surreal overtones. Three visionary directors team up for this bewildering film, each needing no introduction whatsoever – Michel Gondry, Leos Carax, and Bong Joon-ho. Each of the three short films has its own visual quirks, and is set up in […]
Here are some quick paragraph reviews of some short films I’ve been watching recently. For a change of pace, I’ve been watching some modern short films that have been released this year. The good news is that each of these short films can be (legally!) viewed on the internet, so I’d definitely recommend checking them […]