I like movies. A lot.
I was a little down today. All the shit going on, just was getting to me. Whether it be reading the comments section about COVID on facebook and seeing how angry and aggressive people were on there. Or even just seeing that laugh emoji on stories about the problems of the world right now. Then, in traffic, people yelling at each other and obviously doing things just to irritate other drivers. I even caught myself being an asshole at one…
I still remember when I got that email about July Criterion releases. I could not believe my eyes. There, before me, was the beautiful cover art for fucking Deep Cover. The movie I watched dozens of times on pay tv, VHS and DVD. The movie I practically begged all my friends to watch. The film that was consistently in my Staff Picks at any video store I worked at. The movie I used in my first film school project;…
With such a fantastic, eerie and intriguing setup, you just know that there is no possible way the payoff will live up to it. But, it came really close.
Not only did I find this an involving mystery where all the moments that are supposed to get under your skin worked, but it brought back a ton of nostalgia for the late nineties. I had a friend who worked nights at a tape transfer house like our lead worked in,…
Chicks say they want nice guys, but that's bullshit: The Movie.
Not a bad Wicker Man inspired found footage flick, but writers really need to make a reason for someone to be filming everything. In this they don't even bother with "I'm making a documentary" or "I'm filming my vacation". He just films everything for no reason. And everyone is fine with it.
I meet someone and they are filming me eating at a restaurant, then walking down the street, then waiting for a bus... I mean... would anyone at all stick around?