When I go into a theater expecting a film about punching a wolf in the face with broken liquor bottle knuckles, I expect there to be a certain amount of wolf punching, and lower amounts of philosophical exploration.
Do you ever get tired of reading shit like Bleach and One Piece? Tired of reading manga that just goes on and on with no end until it gets so stale and predictable that you curse yourself every time you pick up a new volume? Well good, you are evolving out of your retarded otaku stage and into a functioning human being with real taste. Fact is, there is way better manga out there, and it has totally eluded you… UNTIL NOW! That’s right, because I am here to tell you what to read. Continue reading
The Academy Award Nominations have been released:
Here are my thoughts:
If you’re a fan of spy movies with multiple foot chase scenes with retro jazzy music playing over them… man, I’ve got a film recommendation for you!
I thought of doing this pretty much as a pointless exercise to see what I would actually do in a completely hypothetical situation (also because I was bored and felt like it), but I wondered this scenario:
I waste many many hours on the internet. Way too many. I am seriously embarrassed at how long I spend on the internet. I try to make the most of it though. When I’m not reading hundreds of rage comics or something else just as assinine, I try and educate myself about things. Here are a few of my favorite sitez.
I’ll admit I was a little nervous going into The Artist. A 100 minute, black & white, 4×3, silent film released in 2011…? I mean, I can toss a Buster Keaton DVD in my PS3 and be as happy as the next guy, but how audacious that someone would try and release a silent movie in modern times…! The people who made The Artist have balls. Big black & white balls.
I went to see The Artist tonight (review coming later [quick take: it’s awesome]), and I don’t know the last time you went to a small budget, independent European film, but the trailers for it are all “along the same lines”. They are catered to the audience of the movie you are seeing, it’s just like you see mostly horror trailers in front of horror movies, and action trailers in front of action movies, etc. But the trailers in front of The Artist MADE ME WANT TO KILL MYSELF. Longest 12 and 1/2 minutes I’ve possibly ever spent in a movie theater. Check these out: