This weeks main thing is The Predator. It was not the greatest movie ever, and the larger problem at play here is the problem of world building, which includes the general, ever present problem of building an idea that moves in a dramatic space coherently while generating maximal interestedness in the viewer. Allow me […]Lue lisää Of Predators And Men.
First off, rest in peace mr. Lee. When someone dies, the general idea is to remember what their life was, the meaning of that life to the rest of us, and their life’s work, in this case the work of an artist. But saying that Stan Lee was just an artist is selling it a […]Lue lisää Stan Lee.
And that is why you never let evil run in the family kids. But. This post is truly about the mind boggling, nihilism-inducing, sanity-questioning latest Transformer movie that just arrived to Netflix here in Finland. They are of course finally rebooting the Transformer movies. And because of that Transformers: The Last Knight […]Lue lisää Post-Fathers Day special feat. Transformers: The Last Knight.
Last summer is still in our minds. But as that cat definitely knows, it’s Friday, the fun, nothing signifying idiot day of the week. Maybe not an outright idiot, but basically the silly good looking friend of Tuesday. The true, almost metaphysical problem with Friday, and the weekend in general, is that it is a […]Lue lisää Friday, funday, beer, it’s a happy drink, right? Glitter, is that glitter?
When Top Gun came out, I was 8 years old. It was a great year for movies. Ferris Buellers Day Off. The Fly. Platoon. Highlander. The Labyrinth. !Three Amigos! Big Trouble In Little China. I don’t recall exactly when I first saw Top Gun, or if at the time it had the extraordinary magical qualities […]Lue lisää The Search For The Last Goose.
Unfortunately, nothing quite as cool as this. A LOT more like this. But it was still a fair summer worthy of, oh, wait, old nan wants to “Oh, my sour pale old man, what do you know of summer movies? Movies are for the winter, my little lord – shiite, you ain’t a lord – […]Lue lisää We know what we did last summer.