Let me start this off by saying that I am a Michael Bay apologist. I don’t know why, really. I just like his movies and am not sorry for it. He may not be able to make an Oscar-Bait late-fall type of movie, but he’s probably the second best in the summer movie business (behind […]Read More Turn the page on the day, walk away [transformers 3]
I just finished watching Kanye West’s 34 minute music video called Runaway. It features nine songs from his upcoming album “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy,” and the video lives up to the title of the album. This is what happens, in a nutshell: a phoenix falls to Earth, becomes Kanye’s girlfriend (or kidnap victim, it’s […]Read More Malick + Bay = …Kanye…?
9x9x9 is simple. A nine day series in which I review 9 movies I’ve seen at least 9 times. I don’t know if 9 is the magic number for viewings, but it sounds cool, so we’re gonna run with it. I figure this’ll allow me to re-review some movies I did awhile ago, too. Kind […]Read More 9x9x9, day 1: Transformers–both genius and bullshit
I had to write this one for a class too. I only turned in 1-5. Top Ten Best American Directors, 1990-Today There have been plenty of lists to dictate who the best directors of all time are. The likes of Orson Welles or Jean Luc Godard consistently made the list, along with many others. […]Read More Top Ten American Directors, 1990-Present
Okay, so over the hiatus I accidentally fell in love with Michael Bay. His movies are definitely not high art. I know that. But dammit if they aren’t some crazy-fun shit. My roommate and I conceded that they’re like the cocaine of cinema. “It turns all your bad feelings into good feelings!” And, like, Dewey […]Read More Bad Boys