Posts from the ‘Movies’ category

When Will Quentin Tarantino Grow Up?

Yesterday I saw Inglourious Basterds [sic], Quentin Tarantino’s latest project. It’s an epic tale of World War II intrigue, assassination attempts and gory Jewish revenge fantasy.…

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Blair Witch Meets Alien Prawns

On the weekend I watched District 9. In terms of pre-release buzz, creative marketing and a smallish budget ($30 million), it’s this summer’s “Blair Witch Project”.…

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Are Female Music Geeks a Trend in the Movies?

I thought I’d observed this trend in recent movies. The best way I could figure to illustrate it was with a little video. I think it’s…

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Capsule Movie Reviews

Continuing my reviews of every movie I see in 2009: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince – 8/10 – I wrote about it elsewhere, but I…

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Could We Crowd-Source Cinemas?

I was talking last night about how much of our home media consumption is time-shifted. We pretty much only watch shows that I’ve downloaded or recorded…

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No Impact Man, The Movie

A couple of years ago, over on DeSmogBlog, I wrote a guest post about No Impact Man. I quoted a New York Times article about his…

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Clever Movie Marketing for District 9

District 9 is a star-free, rather original looking science fiction movie being released (ominously) in August, 2009. While watching Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince yesterday,…

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Are the Harry Potter Films Getting Better?

Yesterday I saw the sixth film in the Harry Potter franchise, Harry Potter and the The Half-Blood Prince. It’s the first of the movies that I’d…

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