In this SPOILER-FILLED bonus episode, Tiny and I talk about season 7 of Game of Thrones, its finale, and what we think the future holds for this series. This episode is extremely spoiler-filled, so be warned! We talk in depth about each of the season’s major story arcs and discuss what we thought of them as viewers and fans of the series. Continue reading →
In this SPOILER-FILLED bonus episode, Tiny and I talk about season 6 of Game of Thrones, it’s finale, and what we think the future holds for this series. This episode is extremely spoiler-filled, so be warned! We talk in depth about each of the season’s major story arcs and discuss what we thought of them as viewers and fans of the series. Continue reading →
I’m not big on award shows. I don’t like the self-congratulatory nature of them and I can’t stand the politics behind it. Having said that, I didn’t watch the Emmys. I thought about it, I even intended to watch them and livetweet them the next morning. But I didn’t bother. I’ll still share a few thoughts about them here, albeit several days later. Continue reading →
This is the time of year when I get bogged down with all the series I follow. Some shows fall by the wayside while others get picked up if word of mouth or marketing is strong enough. Obviously I can’t devote a post every week (like with Bates Motel or Under the Dome) to every show I watch. So here’s a new weekly series I’m going to try my best to work on as the fall TV season unfolds.
I’m already off to a semi-bad start considering this was meant to go up Sunday. But I’ll try my best in the future to post these when I intend them to be posted.
Before you start reading, I must warn you that this is a SPOILER HEAVY list, obviously. Read at your own discretion.
I wrote this in response to the end of season 3 of Game of Thrones. When I first started watching the series, I wanted to read each season’s corresponding book before I watched the adaptation. Given the length of the novels, my impatience and fear of being spoiled I stopped about 1/3 of the way through the second book and got caught up on the series.
Thankfully, I avoided all spoilers for the end of season three. What I got in return was one of the biggest “HOLY SHIT” moments in recent television memory. It’s the moment everyone has been talking about and now that I’ve finally seen it, I’ve been inspired to make a list of the most tragic moments in television. Enjoy.
I have something of a love-hate relationship with Bill Murray. On a good day, I find his dry wit style funny and charming. On a bad day, I wish he would just try harder or at least be more emotionally present in his roles. Scrooged is a solid enough comedy for that. The standard emotional Christmas moments are performed well by him. But the lead up to those […]
Always only hits a couple marks when it comes to what makes Spielberg so great. The first act showing Dreyfuss and Hunter's relationship is classic Spielberg sentiment. Honestly, that worked well for me. I bought into the relationship and thought both actors were very charismatic. But once Always gets into its main storyline (Dreyfuss dies, his ghost co […]
r/LetterboxdOfficial Film Club - 001 - Yorgos Lanthimos This was the second Yorgos Lanthimos film I've seen. The first was The Killing of a Sacred Deer (link to my ridiculously vague review here) earlier this year. I left Sacred Deer confused and uncomfortable with what I had seen. So it's no surprise I'm coming away from Dogtooth with a simil […]
Schindler's List is one of the most important movies I've ever seen. The history we read about WWII and what we're taught of the Holocaust in school is just words. To actually see the horror in Steven Spielberg's masterpiece is another thing entirely. It's intense in its casual violence and slaughter. But although we see a lot of ran […]
Eh. I'm sure Green Book works fine with audiences looking for a hokey, feel-good depiction of friendship overcoming racism in the deep south in 1962. There's no disputing that it's an important subject and the story of Tony Lip and Don Shirley is an interesting enough one. But the movie was just too shmaltsy and disjointed for me to get anythi […]