Posts from the ‘Movies’ category

My top five movies of the year

‘Tis the time of year to make lists. Usually I direct your attention to Fimoculous’s great list of lists, but from the looks of that site,…

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270 movies of 2010 in six minutes

You may have already seen this, as it’s (rightfully) the web’s favourite thing today. Side note: it’d be cool to run a blog or Twitter feed…

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Cineplex Entertainment Buys Tinseltown

I was a little bummed to read that Cineplex Entertainment, the country’s largest cinema operator, has purchased Cinemark Tinseltown, the 10-theatre multiplex in the long-suffering International…

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David Fincher in The New Yorker

Ever since Aliens 3–a strange, gothic sci-fi movie–I’ve admired David Fincher’s work. He directed Fight Club, Zodiac, The Panic Room, The Game and others–all visceral, inertial…

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Important Movies Shot North of the Border

The other day I saw this neat map on Reddit. It’s supposed to show movies that best illustrate each of the fifty states. I got to…

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Zombies: Why, How Many and What Happens After the Humans are Gone?

Our culture really fetishizes the undead. Whether it’s Twilight, Left 4 Dead or World War Z, we’re really into vampires and zombies (is there no love…

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The Social Network and a Soulless Schizoid

I finally got around to seeing The Social Network, a film enjoying rather inflated reviews (a 95 on Metacritic puts it among the top 40 movies…

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Media I Have Recently Consumed

Could that title sound less enticing? A quick rundown of stuff I’ve seen, read, heard or otherwise ingested. Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter – I’m…

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