Introduction Saturday, 27 May 2017, I embarked with a number of friends on a journey into space on a number of tragically doomed spacecraft, with the frightening and ever-increasing possibility that an alien would hug my face and then burst out of my chest. That is to say, we watched all 6 films in the […]


Miyazaki Marathon: Reviewed

Featuring Chris Wei and cross-posted to his blog, here. Chris and I, with a rotating cast of friends, set-out to watch 7 of Hayao Miyazaki’s films back-to-back as part of Chris’s series of summer movie marathons on Saturday, 13 May 2017. Here we record our thoughts as a dialogue of sorts because why hear from only me […]

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Predictions: Oscars 2018

Given that the Oscars have ended (and what an ending), naturally the next step is for me to foolhardily predict what will be nominated next year. Since most of these movies have not been seen and only small details are known about them, who knows how close I’ll be. BUT why not try? (I’ve got […]

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Thoughts on the Coen Brothers

I recently (ish) completed my viewing of all the Coen Brothers’ films and have been meaning to write some thoughts, but life has been crazy, so it hasn’t happened (I started this in mid-November and am just now finishing in late January, so it’s been awhile). I decided to adopt the strategy used by Christopher […]

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Flash Reviews, Pt. 15

27 November 2016-1 January 2017   Welcome to another installment of Flash Reviews, where I share brief snapshot reviews of the movies I’ve watched, books I’ve read and occasional other entertainment I’ve consumed since the last time I did this. Usually once every two months or so. WARNING: Spoilers lie ahead, so just watch out. […]

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