On Holding Up
The strange period where Disney made the best after-school cartoons.
Musings on “sexy” criminals.
On the thing where you are watching a show with your significant other and then she goes on vacation.
The Joy Of Dates where You and Bae watch two separate movies. (Reviews pending)
When doing some light research for the new Mission Impossible movie, I stumbled across the interesting fact that Tom Cruise hasn’t had a real flop in 30 years.
On Ant-Man and The Marvel Formula
Jim Butcher’s next Dresden book has a title! Not a release date, mind, but it has a title! Warning: the title appears in this post.
Pushing Aaron David’s For-Real-Book-Club! For a book! Okay, It’s a PDF! With words and everything!
And coloring books!
“Okay, start crying… nnnnnnnow.”
We saw Jurassic World and I’d talk about it in this post except I’ll be darned if I can remember anything about it.
Without getting into Ex Machina spoilers at all (like even fewer than provided by the trailer), I’ll just say this:
1) It has so few actors and so few set pieces that I could see this being done on the stage
2) It is Hard Sci-Fi
3) You need to see this movie
(Warning: Spoilers in here. Warning: This movie is so good that there are actual benefits from not being spoiled.)
On Sudoku Books
Person of Interest Season Four *FINALLY* has a Blu-Ray Release date!
On the evolution of Mad Max.
I didn’t know that there was a Pitch Perfect 1.
The post-“Free Comic Book Day” visit to the Comic Book Store
There is, apparently, a genre of literature out there called “bizarro”.
Periodically, we find a kid’s book that makes us say “We need one of these for (specific kid)!” and then “and we’d probably need another one just in case”.
On Daredevil and the various types of problems that violence is good at solving.
Warning: Contains Game Of Thrones Season 4 Spoilers. Which are probably also spoilers for Seasons 1-3, now that I think about it. (Wait, where’s Ned? How come Ned isn’t talked about in this article?)
I realize that, oh yeah, there are probably summer movies coming out soonish. Check that, sequels.
Wherein I remember that I kinda ripped off PBS.
I saw The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and I’m reading a fiction book with real words and without pictures.
So I saw Birdman.
On a very particular storytelling trick.
Also: I hate Daylight Saving Time.
Big Hero Six was surprisingly thin. (Warning, contains spoilers)
Sleepy Hollow musings and Oscar Predictions. (Not in the same paragraph)
Jaybird is in the middle of finishing up the last season of Burn Notice and has a handful of impressions. (Warning, will contain some very mild spoilers.)
We may have found the most awesome children’s book *EVER*.
The *NON* Superbowl thread. Instead, we can talk about the whole Game of Thrones thing. (Warning, contains spoilers of stuff that happened years ago.)
Tonight is the Royal Rumble!
The whole “Huh. I’m surprised that they got this guy to play a bit part” thing.
The Black Friday to the Oscars’ Christmas, The Golden Globes, is having its big shindig tonight. Predictions?
The experience of getting back into a show after putting it down.
So I was reading the “best of the year” list and I realized that I didn’t really even recognize any of the shows.