Growing up in deep Southeast Texas we didn’t have cable or satellite. Looking back through things these past few weeks put me to thinking about the things that we watched. We weren’t exactly a sit and watch television together as a family type with my father working shift-work. There are a few things I do remember though, mostly any National Geographic special, and I remember seeing more than a few made for tv movies through the years. Maybe it was just the time I was coming up, but it seemed like there were options than you’d expect for people limited to the big three network tv.
The [new] world of Doctor Dolittle:
Do they give awards for trailer editing? This one was done really well, it revealed nothing, didn’t give all the best parts, and even kept some things unknown. At least the first one did, I didn’t see the official second trailer until I was putting together media for this post.
Because the world needs another recorded opinion on a movie that has people threatening the lives of strangers online. Continue reading Ghostbuster 2K16
I still haven’t put together all my thoughts on an action figure post yet (nor have I finished enough of my comps readings to make a useful post) so in the interim you get this, which, admittedly, is just an excuse to put all the Bebop and Rocksteady images I have in one place.
Turns out Hugh Hudson has a new film out that focuses on the discovery of the prehistoric cave paintings in Altamira. If you aren’t familiar with the discovery, the Cliff Notes version is an 8 year old girl named Maria led her father Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola to a cave which held amazing paleolithic paintings of bison among other wonders; scientific debates ensue. Continue reading Prehistory and Paleolithic Pop Culture
After a dreadfully long absence from the blogging scene, I return with something a bit out of character for the presets of this blog. At least on the surface. As I have been writing and rewriting my Master’s Thesis, things have been a bit back burner lately. Continue reading For the Birds: Part One
My wife and I chanced to have dinner and a movie with some dear friends of ours. Briefly, the film Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is far from the edge of your seat thriller. My friend’s wife slept through it all, my wife tried to, and my friend said that he had seen many independent movies and that this was particularly hard to follow. Continue reading Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Mole.