It’s Oscar Season. Again. Somehow.
John Wick 2
Football has its own WrestleMania today!
The Royal Rumble!
A recommendation for Kubo and the Two Strings
Also, thank goodness for planes with little televisions in the back of the seat in front of you
The beauty and power of the opening passage.
We finally finished Person of Interest: Season Five (The Final Season)
This review covers all five seasons and, as such, contains spoilers. Short version: Buy The Complete Series.
On two things:
1. Picking your seats when you buy your tickets
The Place For Star Wars Spoilers
The Book with No Pictures
Kids’ Movies that aren’t really Kids’ Movies
Non-spoiler review for Arrival: See it.
Review with some mild spoilers within. (Also a discussion of various sci-fi tropes that, if I named them here, would constitute mild spoilers.)
On the whole “Science” part of “Science Fiction”
The Batman Lego Movie
(Also: Remember to Fall Back)
On Max Porter’s “Grief is the Thing with Feathers”
How in the heck do you do a sequel to Fight Club?
Product Placement Done Right
Lamenting the eventual loss of commercials in the modern home.
How to build a book collection for pennies on the dollar.
Frank Miller said “there are 50 different ways to do Batman and they all work”
So here’s a look at one of the other 49.
The Zombie Sequel
Loved the movie! (Hated the Book!)
A rant about that Don’t Breathe trailer and trailer theory (Warning: this contains some big spoilers for Don’t Breathe)
(On the new Don’t Breathe movie, which I have not seen (no pun intended))
Yet Another (sigh) Video Game Movie
Prepping for Shakespeare
The Fifth and Final Season of Person of Interest.
On Zootopia. Warning, no politics.
On the cascading movie inspirations of Luc Besson
Nobody does a happy ending like the Coen Brothers.
(On Hail, Caesar.)
On Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight
Are there plans to make movie reboots of Matlock, Leave It to Beaver, or the Brady Buch? If so, they should really consider Idris Elba for those.
Trumwill briefly discusses The Gladiator and The Count of Monte Cristo,
The books that you classics folks need to have on your nightstand (warning: might wander through some religious territory, but the religions are, to the best of my knowledge, overcome by events)
Warning: Contains Some Salty Language