Ghoulies, AKA The Toilet Monsters, is a subtle Star Wars rip off with a a great novelty death and a young Mariska Hargitay.
2014 Academy Awards- Devon’s Bets Category: Best Picture Nominees: American Hustle, Captain Phillips, Dallas Buyer’s Club; Gravity; Her; Nebraska; Philomena; 12 Years a Slave; The Wolf of Wall Street Devon’s Pick: 12 Years A Slave, because it’s the subject matter that the Academy goes for (see: Lincoln, Crash). Her, though brilliant, is too cruel, […]
Film TitleInto the Abyss (2011)
Capital punishment and the will of God
A documentary by Werner Herzog “The fact that a believer is happier than a Skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober man.”-George Bernard Shaw This documentary centers on death row inmates in Huntsville, Texas, the state that leads the nation in executions, […]
Film TitleCarrie (2013)
Chris Farley’s interviewer from SNL directs his first movie.
DirectorSome Asshole (who happens to be female)
Facepalm: The Motion Picture
You either want to enjoy tens of thousands people dying in a fiery holocaust, or you don’t.
The other day, I was hanging out in the swamp, just trying to exaggerate my rural working-class persona and get a reality TV deal, and I stumbled upon a dusty book inside an old pile of wooden wreckage. As it turns out, the book is actually Noah’s diary from his time on the ark! Now […]
Adclicks: The alpha and the omega, the end all/be all of the profession. This is why the usual rags update a hundred times a day, about anything that has even the flimsiest of connections to video games. You may think you got into games writing to share your love of the medium with a like-minded […]
Film TitleHappy People: A Year in the Taiga
Subsistence trapping at the most brutal level.
A documentary by Werner Herzog I just finished watching the 9-part series: Alaska:The Last Frontier and it was great. This series showcases the lives of the second and third generation Kilchers, who for decades have been homesteaders on the rugged Alaskan frontier. These people are impressive and quite hard-core as they fish, hunt, drive cattle, […]
Film TitleRobocop (2014)
Pretty much like the original but less funny, less violent and with political themes brought to the forefront. Box office gold!
Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Abbie Cornish, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Samuel L. Jackson
Tagline: We’ve got the future under control. Entire Story in fewer words than are in this sentence right here. A more family friendly Robocop is more friendly with his family Corpse Count: I got about 28, though there was some tasing mixed in and it was sometimes hard to tell. Novelty Death: Clutching at straws […]
If I wanted to see a bunch of drunken, drug-abusing, incestuous, adulterous, hypocrites shouting at each other while breaking crockery, I’d attend a family reunion.