August, and with it the summer, is coming to an end, and it looks like the blockbusters are gone with it.
I could nitpick that the green screen was badly done this time, that the dialogue was corny, Eva Green was badly cast as “A Dame to Kill For”, or that Joseph Gordon-Levitt was only cast because he is awesome, but that ultimately his character had no point. But the reality is that the movie failed on two much greater levels.
I said to him that I was pretty sure animals experienced all time at once and their experience of reality was inherently psychedelic, but language was the gatekeeper of consciousness that put a mandate of order onto events. That was our conversation. And no, I’ve never done any drugs. The point is that neither of us must have caught that line the first time we saw it because our heads would have lifted off their necks, rotated 360 degrees twice, then flown to the Moon to marry Moon women and start Moon families.
The Matrix (1999) • Matrix Reloaded (2003) • Matrix Revolutions (2003) • The Animatrix (2003) The Matrix Anthology moves in
By now, I’m sure everyone knows that the young-adult dystopian novel, The Giver by Lois Lowry, is on the big
Yesterday, the world lost a friend in Robin Williams. As we have talked about his life with our friends, we have realized how much Williams touched them; he was more than an actor, he was a teacher. He allowed people he never met to see the best in themselves, and along the way, we got to laugh, which made all this words, actions, impressions, roles, and stand-ups all the more memorable. Today, we celebrate the life of the legendary Robin Williams by recounting our experiences with his different works. Rest in Peace.
Alien (1979) • Aliens (1986) • Alien³ (1992) • Alien: Resurrection (1997) Out of the gate, I’ve never seen Alien.
I chose these three significantly different movies for some pretty similar reasons. My primary reason was that all three were
The best scene in the film is when all four Turtles are in an elevator awaiting epic battle and they start a hip-hop beat. I was smiling the entire time this scene went on because I felt like those were my Turtles and they would so obviously break out a beat before fighting a foe.
This ended up being the first set of movies I am writing about, though through virtually no purposiveness of my