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Cribbing from that Facebook meme, here's 10 movies that influenced me personally. In other words this is old content for my Facebook friends, but I wanted to collect these together rather than letting them dissolve into the social media ether. The original meme says poster with no commentary, but I opted instead for screencaps with … Continue reading Movies that influenced me
HP books from best to worst.
I review all... 6 Alien films so far.
Inspired by the politics and philosophy podcast Owls at Dawn, I'm listing my favourite films from each year I've been alive. 1988: They Live Conspiracy theories may be dangerously simplistic explanations of the real world, but they make for great allegorical narrative. Bonus: writer-director John Carpenter is opposed to anti-Semitic interpretations of the film. 1989: … Continue reading Favourite films each year of my life (1988-2017)
We interrupt your regularly scheduled programming for some fanfic. This is supposed to be a movie review blog, but it’s my platform and I’ll ___ if I want to. Fandom: Babylon 5. Genre: Slashfic, crackfic. Pairing: Londo/Vir (couldn’t find any with this pairing, hence Rule 35). Warnings: Lovecraftian Centauri loving, master/slave-ish (but consensual), anti-Narn racism. … Continue reading Rule 35: Londo/Vir slash
Leftist confession: I am not a fan of British social realist cinema (see Ken Loach). It's not that the films are bad. They're mostly pretty good. It's not that I object to their messages - quite the opposite. It's more that too many tell their leftist audience things we already know, in often miserable fashion. … Continue reading Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)