It was everything I dreamed it could be… and more. [Editor's note: substantial posting will resume once I get done being sick.] … [Read more...] about Blades of Glory
The current issue of Entertainment Weekly has an amusing story about the court case between Clive Cussler and the studio who made Sahara. Here's the part that made me fall out of my chair (emphasis mine): More pointedly, though, the producers also accused the novelist of lying … [Read more...] about Breaking news: publishers’ math “fuzzy.” Film at 11.
Sick. Been sick since Saturday. I've reached the stage of the cold where all the snot that's left is gluey and won't come out. My head feels like it's been filled with molasses. I'm sure you are all thrilled to know these things. In the next room over, some computer-generated … [Read more...] about sitrep
Having whipped through the entire Lord Peter series in the first two weeks of the year, I decided to see if the BBC miniseries/movies/whatevers were any good. Strong Poison came in the other day, so I popped it into the player during lunch. This is dreadful. I don't mean that … [Read more...] about Oh, noes.
I got to go see a sneak preview of The Holiday tonight with my friend Michelle, my chick flick buddy. I adored the trailer, and I thought if the movie was anything like it, I'd totally love it. So if you haven't seen the trailer, here's the deal: Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet … [Read more...] about The Holiday
"The Illusionist," it turns out, was reprinted in the 3rd Year's Best Fantasy and Horror. This is a good thing, because Millhauser's original collection is hard to find, at least around here. Fortunately the library had this edition of the Year's Best; it's one of the few I don't … [Read more...] about The Illusionist, II
It's lovely. Go see. … [Read more...] about The Illusionist
Well. That was the Transporter 3 script with the serial numbers filed off, directed by a Tarantino wannabe and filmed by Baz Luhrmann's demented evil twin. It was worth it for the five seconds of Atari-style video game footage after the credits, which tied together both credit … [Read more...] about Crank
I'm taking up a collection to replace the brain cells I lost during the viewing of Talladega Nights. If you'd like to donate some gray matter, please let me know! … [Read more...] about Care to donate?
Michael has declared Nacho Libre the worst. movie. ever. "Worse than Ultraviolet?" I asked. "Oh God, yes," he said. In other news, I finally got around to reading Old Man's War. Very funny, good action, not too deep. Perfect for a Monday evening after a long day at work. And … [Read more...] about More quick reviews