Michael Cera made a pretty decent bedroom pop album. I don’t think he cares if I like it, but I do.
Month: August 2014
Last of the Golden Age Icons: Remembering Lauren Bacall
“You know how to whistle, don’t you Steve? You just put your lips together and blow.”
Remembering Robin Williams
For reasons that will never be known to living humans, Robin Williams has died of an apparent suicide. He was … More
Heroes in a Crap-Shell: Yet Another ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Movie
Considering the options, I was confident in my decision to spend my weekend movie money on crime-fighting turtles. As un-promising as the reviews were, I was sure that, if nothing else, nostalgia and low expectations would carry me through Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Let the Moment Seize You: Richard Linklater’s ‘Boyhood’
Boyhood will make you nostalgic, but I don’t think that is its intention. While watching Mason’s journey (though he would roll his eyes at you for calling it that) you’ll think of your formative years and how they framed who you are now. You’ll remember those seemingly insignificant times that are really never celebrated.
‘Guardians’ is Great, but Marvel Still Sucks
There are serious moments toward the end of the film, and the O. Henry twist is that they work better because the rest of the movie focuses on the hilarious interplay of the warped, mismatched characters, rather than getting bogged down by plot specifics.
Good Vibrations: Woody Allen’s ‘Magic in the Moonlight’
Sitting down to watch Magic in the Moonlight, I’ve got my Woody Allen checklist ready: -Opening titles in white Windsor … More