Opening up the theater

I've been to several in-person, mask-free events recently. I didn't intend for them to be mask-free, but upon arrival found that I was the only person masked. I probably could have doubled down and made a statement -- did for the first one. But several of these were work events and the politics get....a little... Continue Reading →

Space Sweepers

I caught Space Sweepers at the end of February, a fun little Netflix movie perfect for fans of action-packed science fiction. This story reminded me a great deal of Outlaw Star and Cowboy Bebop, but with really excellent choices with regards to diversity (the universal translator that allowed everyone to just speak their own language... Continue Reading →

FROZEN II Rewrite

Hey, friends! As obligated given it is one of the key quarantine movies shared by the masses, I watched FROZEN II a week or so ago. And wow, I kind of hated this movie. Don't get me wrong -- there were wonderful songs, the animation continued to be on point and there was a lot... Continue Reading →

Parasite: a study in inequality

Edit: I composed this pre-coronavirus, and honestly in light of these past weeks' events I feel that the message of Parasite is more relevant than ever. Best of luck to everyone struggling through these strange weeks. In February, Parasite won the Oscar and my local theater decided to bring it back for a special Valentine's... Continue Reading →

The Dark Crystal rewatch

Last weekend the S.O. and I sat down to watch The Dark Crystal at his insistence, likely in response to Netflix's recent announcement of a prequel series. This movie obviously has a special place in many hearts and mine is one of them - I watched this movie around the same time I was also... Continue Reading →

Revisiting old loves: Van Helsing

Have you ever rewatched a movie and realized how much it shaped you? For Halloween, the S.O. and I were looking for a spooky watch. I don't really like horror in the gory sense, but I am into anything with vampires, werewolves, and monsters of various stripes, especially if there's some good action involved. While... Continue Reading →

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