Review contains minor spoilers. If I had to have a “lost summer,” then damn am I glad it was this one. The movie I anticipated with the greatest enthusiasm, Star Trek Into Darkness, was less memorable than any given episode of Sherlock. Man of Steel was a cynical bloodbath, a dystopian vision of a Superman […]
I’m not terribly interested in Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter because I feel as though the fun is largely with over once you’ve read the title. Yes, Abraham Lincoln is a beloved figure from history and yes, vampires have been very ‘in’ for the past couple of years and yes, it would be totally crazy if […]
The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and its counterpart in the Senate, The Protect IP Act, contain the seeds of the demise of the internet as we know it. The internet that, through websites like Tumblr and Youtube, directly affects mine and others’ abilities to promote our own content, perform research, and collaborate. The internet […]
So Red State. Smith was clear about his influences in making this film from the beginning. He wanted to handle his subject matter-a fictional incarnation of the Westboro Baptist Church-imagined as a clan of serial murderers the way that the Coen Brothers and Quentin Tarantino might, combining comedy, drama, and exploitive levels of violence via jarring tone shifts and suspense.
President Obama, the top-man in the USA (In case you didn’t know), has been gifted The Witcher 2 by the Polish Prime Minister, Donald Tusk. As in many state visits Obama was presented with a gift, of which one was the Collector’s Edition of The Witcher 2. The Witcher 2 is based on a book […]