We love bears.
The story of James J. Braddock is cut from the same cloth, and were it not for the factual record, we simply couldn’t believe it.
Two couples start the illegal casino after they destroying their daughters entire college fund.
In terms of a setting for a film, the casino seems to have it all. Glamorous surroundings, beautiful people, drama, conflict and sharp reverses of fortune that can hinge on the turn of a card or the roll of a dice all make for riveting viewing. But, while there have been many casino-based movies its […]
While accurate, to dismiss Jonathan Glazer’s unorthodox alien sci-fi as enigmatic is a simplistic exercise in reductionism, but it is also the easiest to do. Though tangential, comparisons to 2001: A Space Odyssey were inevitable, they would prove only insofar as creative intent. What Kubrick sought to ask would ultimately eclipse what his epic attempted […]
Games Media Shoots Massive Loads Over Orlando Shooting (Of Course) 50 people are dead in Orlando, as many are injured, and the body count record for a single mass shooting in the US has almost doubled. Heres what we know: The shooter, Omar Mateen (AKA Omar Mir Seddique Mateen)pledged his allegiance to ISIS. The shooter […]
Gone Home Review Note: This article originally ran on 12/20/2013 at Subtle Blend. In (dis)honor of Gone Home’s console release and inclusion as one of June’s free Playstation Plus games, we rerun it here for the edification of all who see it. Summary: 2013’s over-hyped sacred cow: Production values from 1999 married to an interactive […]
The Nice Guys was a highly rated (7.9 on IMDB and 70 with Metacritic) movie starring Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling. I was expecting an entertaining movie in the spirit of Lethal Weapon or 48 Hours , but what I saw was more to the tune of Dumb and Dumber. Dumb was a fat, […]
A radical in winter.