Posts Tagged ‘film’

Movie Review: Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (here be spoilers)

after the extreme quality of the first movie in every aspect, this film was a vast disappointment for me. Hollywood had its dirty mitts all over the plot, adding sequences that were meaningless for the story, changing around the structure and timing of the story itself, making characters behave in manners absolutely contrary to the […]

Films I Saw This Semester

Films I saw this semester: Super Troopers (Jay¬†Chandrasekhar, 2001) – B+ Zoolander (Ben Stiller,¬†2001) – C Cinema Paradiso (Giuseppe Tornatore, 1988) – A- Objective Burma (Raoul Walsh, 1945) – B- Full Metal Jacket (Stanley Kubrick, 1987) – B+ The Bridge on the River Kwai (David Lean, 1957) – B The Searchers (John Ford, 1956) – […]

Screams of Reason

i’m about 75% through Screams of Reason by David Skal. Its mostly about Hollywood’s fascination with mad science. Its ok. but a good shot in the dark by my mother who bought it for me. i can see many different tracks where expansion and deeper academic discourse would add some insights but it is pretty […]

80s Movies – Blech

The only way to watch coming-of-age fliks from the ’80s is while drinking. at least if you are me. the best word to describe my feelings regarding said films is abhor. We watched Can’t Buy Me Love and Footloose last night. It was, perhaps, more fun to rip on the relatively innocent antics and eccentric […]

Dead Animal

5.6.02 INT. DEBARTOLO HALL RM. 316 9:43am DAY there is a reason i smell like a dead animal. marmoset body count: four new film link: curious today i am rancid

Spiderman

5.4.02 INT. KEOUGH HALL RM 435. 11:25am DAY not much to say today. saw spiderman last night. my theory as a film major is that any movie based on a comic book that reminds you of the comic book and runs like a comic book is a good movie for those very reasons. it seems […]

Molly is a Dork

judging a body on its attractiveness is fine (see entry for 3.6.02) here is a more succinct explanation. the body can be objectified because it is simply an object. the danger lies in treating the personality by the same manner. so looking and admiring a person for their body is fine. using that measure alone […]

Pinched Nerve

i must have a pinched nerve or something in my neck cuz i can barely move it. i got my mop chopped today, 6 weeks after shaving my head, it just needed smoothed out. i requested another gig and a half of drive space so i can fit more quicktimes on my site. started doing […]

Silent Narrative

Fuck the Po-lice! woohoo for rubbings of the back. lonnnnnggggg daaaaay! I got a lot accomplished yet am still behind. I pretty much finished my silent narrative and should have a link up to it on my webpage as soon as i convert it to quicktime. talked with luis, he seemed helpful. really cold out. […]