Tag Archives: What I’m Watching

On WTFness

Seriously, there’s a smoking clown that appears for all of two scenes and, perhaps, two seconds.  What does he do?  Smoke against a sky full of white clouds in the first scene, and throw the cigarette to the ground in … Continue reading

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On More (and More (and More))

I first saw Mark Osborne’s short film More a long time ago.  I feel I must have seen it on television, late night, maybe as part of MTV’s Liquid Television or some other venue for short, dark, inventive films.  It … Continue reading

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On the Worst Movie I’ve Seen that I’ve Not Really Seen

Of course, you guessed it, I’m talking about Battle of Los Angeles. What do you mean you haven’t heard of it?  It’s the big-budget, highly publicized movie about an alien invasion of Earth (that for some reason starts in Los … Continue reading

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On The Room

The Room is a movie by Tommy Wiseau that he directed, wrote, produced, and starred in.  As you might guess from such a wealth of positions, it was no large effort for him to arrange two sex scenes for himself … Continue reading

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On the Seduction of The Green Slime

I’ve tweeted about this, but as I’m currently tweeting into a void (see my post on The Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump) I’ll relay my thoughts and comments here, expanded from their 140 word condescension.  Condensation.  Continuance? … Continue reading

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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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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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