Universal Studios Thirty Years Later

I grew up in California. I was a movie kid. That means, at some point during my young life I checked out of the normal world and folded into the cinematic one. Part of this was due to our moving around a lot — between fourth and sixth grade we moved to five...

Before Facebook, After Facebook

I still don’t know what to make of Facebook. It is both the coolest thing ever and the weirdest. It is a way of keeping tabs on people, networking for one’s job and a personal public relations tool all in one. So in a way, it’s all PR. Some are...

Twofer – ’80s Thrillers Run Amok

My favorite film genre of all time is ’80s thrillers. There was something about them that sets them apart from thrillers released in any other era, and we aren’t just talking about the plethora of bad perms throughout. One such perm is nice and prominent...

Slumdog Millionaire

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDC47NsoRE0[/youtube] 2008 delivered some transcendent films, and it’s a tough thing picking a top ten. So many of them will play better on the second and third viewings. For instance, I fell asleep the first few times I...

Keep Your Geek Cred After Seeing Wall-E

I can’t post any more Wall-E articles on my other site so I have to post them here. The folks at Wired have some suggestions for geeks looking to keep up their image after seeing Wall-E: To fail to nitpick after seeing a movie is to lose a certain measure of...
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