Category Archives for Movies
I just saw The Wind Rises. It’s my daughter’s favorite movie and she recommended it very strongly. For good reasons, as it turns out. It is beautiful to look at, but more than that, it is a good story: someone … Continue reading
You and [his son, who’s a doctor] are very big into truth, truth, truth, yes, yes, yes. But denial – respect denial. It’s very important in the human architecture. It’s what we do when we can’t face what the world … Continue reading
The soundtrack songs make all the difference, in this series of treatments of movie Gravity.
Today is November 12. Sixty-seven years ago, at 10:04 pm, Saturday November 12, 1955, lightning struck the Hill Valley town clock tower. Bad for the tower, but good for Marty McFly, who used the 1.21 gigawatt burst to power him … Continue reading
This is really shiny, dong ma? It took 21 months and 70,000 pieces. It weighs 135 lbs. Via CmdrTaco. There’s a whole bunch of photos there, including this one of Wash.
One of the best lines: The movie was unbelievable (that is, even for a movie about a superhero, it just made it impossible to keep your disbelief suspended). But it had some great lines.
I watched William Shatner‘s documentary The Captains the other night. The concept is simple: Shatner, the actor who played the captain in the original Star Trek series, goes around interviewing the actors who played captains in the later series. Here’s … Continue reading
Cute mash-ups of Angry Birds and Star Wars. Here’s an example: Bite.ca | Angry Birds And Star Wars.
Tonight’s movie was Follow Me, Boys! from Disney. Being a Disney movie of a certain age, it therefore stars Fred MacMurray and, not so much, Kurt Russell. I was amazed to see it also featured Lillian Gish. She was only … Continue reading
I really liked Firefly. The movie Serenity wasn’t — couldn’t be — as good, but it had its moments: A year from now, ten? They’ll swing back to the belief that they can make people… better. And I do not … Continue reading