A bit late posting this, but I was too busy celebrating and spreading Christmas cheer earlier. As I say each year: I hate to compare things I love. But for the sake of a more interesting blog post, I’m going to anyway. In real life, I don’t really like playing favorites, because different books and [...]
Posted: January 5th, 2013 under Year's best.
Tags: David Deutsch, House, Howard Shore, Jeffrey Alan Schechter, Les Miserables, My Story Can Beat Up Your Story, Neal Stephenson, Reamde, The Beginning of Infinity, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Secret World of Arrietty
Here are the films I watched in May 2012. Cronos This 1993 film from director Guillermo del Toro is a bit of a “vampire origin” story. An old man stumbles upon a “Cronos” device, an immortal-insect powered machine made by a 16th century alchemist. When someone uses the device by filtering his blood through it, [...]
Posted: June 3rd, 2012 under Movies.
Tags: Blade Runner, Contraband, Cronos, Fringe, Gandhi, House, Ivan's Childhood, Judgment at Nuremberg, Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, Once Upon a Time, Road to Perdition, Spartacus, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, The Double, The French Connection, The Human Condition, The Pirates: Band of Misfits
As I said last year, I hate to compare things I love. But for the sake of a more interesting blog post, I’m going to anyway. In real life, I don’t really like playing favorites, because different books and movies and stuff all have their own spirit, and are ultimately incomparable. But let’s disregard that [...]
Posted: December 31st, 2011 under Year's best.
Tags: Creating Animated Cartoons with Character, House, Hugo, Joe Murray, John Powell, Kung Fu Panda 2, Orson Scott Card, Rio, Skyrim, The Lost Gate, Writing Excuses
I don’t know why I’m writing this. I’m exhausted and I need to go to bed. But I was just thinking about this and wanted to record my thoughts. There’s a moment in the show House when Dr. House wants to drug his friend Wilson. So he gets two coffee cups and puts them on [...]
WARNING: HOUSE SPOILERS BELOW!! READ NO FURTHER IF YOU DO NOT WANT SECRETS REVEALED Kal Penn regrets his decision leaving House, and now wants his character, who committed suicide a few episodes ago, to return to the series. “It wouldn’t be difficult,” Penn stated. “House is a brilliant doctor. He could easily find a way [...]