Category Archives for Movies

The Wind Rises

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

04. June 2017 by admin
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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

15. January 2016 by luke
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Gravity Song

The soundtrack songs make all the difference, in this series of treatments of movie Gravity.

08. October 2013 by luke
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Back to the Future Day

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

12. November 2012 by luke
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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.

06. August 2012 by luke
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Some Men Just Wanna Watch the World Burn

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.

29. June 2012 by luke
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Shatner’s “The Captains”

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

18. November 2011 by luke
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Angry Birds And Star Wars

Cute mash-ups of Angry Birds and Star Wars. Here’s an example: | Angry Birds And Star Wars.

21. May 2011 by luke
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Follow Me, Boys!

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

11. February 2011 by luke
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No Serenity 2, I Guess

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

27. September 2010 by luke
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