I watched A LOT of movies in July and I’m super happy about that. Gonna start sharing my week in Letterboxd reviews here to keep everyone updated. Monday, July 23rd Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011) rented for a few bucks on Amazon Prime ‘part of a M:I marathon rewatch to prepare for Fallout. These […]Read More 7.22 Letterboxd Week in Review
“Zombies? How 2011.” That was a friend’s response to me telling them about Cargo, a new Netflix original movie that debuted on the streaming site last Friday. Originally conceived as a short film and then expanded into feature-length by Australian co-directors Ben Howling and Yolanda Ramke, Cargo does indeed fall into a familiar category. You know, the “post-nearly-apocolyptic-event […]Read More An old world’s violent end in the Australian zombie flick Cargo
Hey, you there – sitting on the couch trying to distract yourself from the trashfire current events of 2018. Question for you. Why aren’t you watching Barry? Why You Probably Aren’t: I mean I don’t know, maybe you are?? The truth is that despite being a dear, old friend, TV and I just aren’t as close as […]Read More Why Aren’t You Watching: Barry
10 Cloverfield Lane is streaming on Hulu and Amazon Prime. The Cloverfield Paradox is streaming on Netflix. You’ve only got two hours to watch something (let’s assume you’re a grown-up with stuff in the morning), so which is it gonna be? It’s time for a round of Stream This Not That Is the Cloverfield franchise really […]Read More Stream This Not That: 10 Cloverfield Lane vs The Cloverfield Paradox
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“Love loves to love love,” or something like that. What is it about February 14th that brings out the grinch in me? The gender-normative stereotype reinforcing? The forced sappiness and craven branding of emotional expression? The sugar crash that inevitably awaits me after I eat an entire box of cheap chocolates at work that day? […]Read More “Happy Valentine’s Day, no one!” Ten romantic-ish popculture recommendations for February.
Hey you with the remote in your hand. Why aren’t you watching Marjorie Prime? Why You Probably Aren’t: Ok, maybe I’ll let you off the hook here. I’m the person who usually keeps up with these things, and I have zero memory of this movie coming out in August of last year. I’m imagining it […]Read More Why Aren’t You Watching: Marjorie Prime
“Don’t you think it’s weird…that we only seem to hang out when the world’s about to end?” – Nancy, aka Nance The residents of Hawkins, Indiana have been through a lot. At least the ones we got to know back in Season 1 of Stranger Things: the Netflix show that unexpectedly became a meme-generating, merch- selling […]Read More Who You Gonna Call? Stranger Things Season 2 Gets the Gang Back Together For the Apocalypse
The House of the Devil available to stream with Shudder (free 7 day trail available) on Amazon “During the the 1980s over 70% of American adults believed in the existence of abusive Satanic Cults…the following is based on true unexplained events” So begins Ti West’s The House of the Devil – a 2009 horror film […]Read More October Watch-a-thon, Day 7
It (2017) in theaters now I knew I’d enjoy doing an October Watch-a-thon, but I didn’t know how much I’d love finding new ways to cheat. Unfortunately cheating is a must sometimes, especially on weekdays when I don’t have much time to write. For this one, I’m going cross-promotional. On the latest episode of Red […]Read More October Watch-a-thon, Day 5