“Avengers: Endgame” marks the end of a generation of aging nerds like myself. It stirred up in me so much emotion that I wasn’t prepared for and I can’t wait to see the 3 hour finale again.
I just caught this highly entertaining geek culture documentary short film by Jay Cheel, host of the Documentary Blog podcast, which is one of my favorite podcasts. It’s called “The Politics of Competitive Board Gaming Amongst Friends.”
Gran Torino is a fine film, but it’s as deeply flawed as some of its characters. I can forgive its characters for their foibles, but not its filmmakers.
Back in 2000, I saw a short film by Jason Reitman called In God We Trust. It was the best short film at the USA Film Festival that year.
What happens when you try to mix 3 parts The Bourne Ultimatum with 1 part In the Line of Fire and 1 part “24” (pick any episode)? Bad things to be sure.
I’ve been hyping I am Legend for some time now (here, and here). As you may have guessed, I’m a bit of a dystopian fantasy buff. Ever since I can remember, I’ve daydreamed about being the last human on the planet. I guess that speaks a lot of my introversion, huh? Well, the movie is everything I hoped it would be.