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***Update: I can’t stop thinking about this movie. In a good way. It gets in your head and walks around with you. More below*** Indie sci-fi director, Duncan Jones, has a new film, Mute, just released straight to Netflix. It, like a lot of films I like, has follows a main character who doesn’t talk […]Read More Another movie where the lead doesn’t speak
It’s been too long since I blogotroped. I have no excuse, other than a general ennui with all things internet. But, as I was filling out my tax stuff, I realized that if I’m going to deduct my domain name registration as a business expense, I’d better get back to business. So, down to business. […]Read More The Big Ole Mermaid!
Here’s the pitch: It’s Groundhog Day on a college campus, only the Bill Murray character is a blonde coed and the groundhog is a murderer. Also, it’s not winter and the blonde coed is close to naked, or totally naked, in many scenes. Studio: How closely does this blonde coed resemble Bill Murray. Pitch Guy: […]Read More Happy Death Day
This is a very compelling movie about how I really need to stay off of social media. But, seriously, it’s a film that follows you around afterwards, haunts your thoughts, and leaves you with an ending that isn’t exactly satisfying, but at least is more comforting than the ending it could have. Spoiler alert! O’Shea […]Read More Ingrid Goes West
I gave this book four stars on Goodreads, but I feel like three and a half stars is the more accurate reflection of my rating. However, I did laugh a lot while reading this slim volume. Also, I picked it up from a thrift store in Tahoe city for less than a dollar. So, for […]Read More Coyote v. Acme
I reread this classic of American Literature while I was on a road trip across many Western American States. I have several thoughts, most of which are easily summed up by the fact that, the last time I read this book I was twelve or thirteen. Upon reflection, I realized that the N-bomb was not […]Read More The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Douglas Coupland’s Worst. Person. Ever. is not a socially redeeming book. Raymond Gunt really is the worst person ever. That being said, it is a funny book. Especially if you like crude humor, physical comedy, biological excretion jokes, and a protagonist who is a complete and total asshole of the type the comic actor Matt Berry […]Read More Worst. Person. Ever.
Facebook has gotten difficult. It used to be my psychic safety valve. It used to be that everyone who had privileged access to that rocky mess of the outward expression of my inscape knew what they were in for. Now, the damned thing is a burden. It’s every bit the morass of interpersonal and social […]Read More I don’t blog enough
If I were to ask you if you’d be interested in a Spanish-Canadian production starring Anne Hathaway and Jason Sudekis, involving the secret personal politics of abuse that underlie kaiju vs. mecha battles halfway around the world, I hope you’ll say yes. Especially when I tell you it’s written and directed by a guy named […]Read More Colossal