Category Archives: Television and Movies

Cinematic Showdown: Wild at Heart vs. Assault on Precinct 13

I have seen neither of these movies till now, and I knew nothing of them, much, except their directors and a vague notion of Nicolas Cage being in the former, not the latter.  And now it’s been months since I … Continue reading

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On Dreaming With Sharp Teeth

I really like Harlan Ellison. I’ve liked him for as long as I can remember reading which is not exactly true as, at that time, I was reading The Interestellar Pig and The Chronicles of Narnia and books of myths … Continue reading

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On Reviewing I Am Number Four

Today I’m going to be reviewing I Am Number Four. You might be wondering whether I’ll be reviewing the book or the movie, but does it matter?  They are virtually same. Scratch that. They are exactly the same. I’m not … Continue reading

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On Not Going to See “I Am Number Four”: A Review

I am not going to see I Am Number Four. I am not going to provide any link here to I Am Number Four, neither to the book or to the movie. I am going to let you know about … Continue reading

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Shortcut #46: Kicking It

This documentary is amazing. I don’t have much else to say in the way of introduction. Kick it! Shortcut #46: Kicking It This movie has been on our Netflix instant cue for a long time, but I’ve been afraid to … Continue reading

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Cinematic Showdown: Black Swan vs. The Tree of Life

PART 1 Megan and I recently went to see Black Swan. We expected the film to be dark and (somewhat) depressing and visually striking.  Having seen Pi and Requiem for a Dream and The Fountain, how could we expect anything … Continue reading

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On Opening Presents Like a Skin of Snow

I’m thinking about leavings, but since I already have a poem titled “On Leavings”, I felt it’d be bad form to use that title as the title for this post.  After all, once that poem’s been published, awarded, and anthologized … Continue reading

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Bad Movie Night Revue 2010

The last few nights Andrew has had a fever. Let’s back up a step. I am not Andrew referring to himself in third person. That said, as Andrew has been sick and semi-delerious he’s played every pity card in his … Continue reading

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On This Man Making it His Job to Study Such Things

Here’s a film. I suggest watching it through the link rather than on my blog as the screen will be larger.  Since it’s an older film (say 1946, children) it doesn’t take any time at all to download.  Only through … Continue reading

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On Interviewing and Audition(ing)

So there I was, waiting by the phone, had been waiting for half an hour (doing research and going back over my application letter), and outside the window— Outside the window is a beautiful scene.  The morning light rubs transparency … Continue reading

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