V. good. Interesting how age 19 is the peak year for all creatives and then it's all downhill from there.
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania 2023
I watched it on my 29" flat screen. So what I imagine is the most interesting thing about this film, the designs of the denizens living inside the Quantum Zone, was rendered to muddled colorful gibberish. That didn't help the large amount of incomprehensible storytelling decisions. Viva la Cinema!
Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers 2022
A beleaguered Disney+ development person stands on top of a movie marquee frantically trying to get my attention while I wait in line. They hold decades of my self-provided digital data in one hand and a lukewarm Letterboxd review in the other. A noose sits around their neck. They shout, "Rob! Rob! I love you! Look at me, Rob. It's all for you!" before jumping.
Alamo Drafthouse in Downtown LA is kinda like the Dave & Busters of cinema, but instead of plunking down 5x the cost of a typical arcade machine to play a 3D Space Invaders shooter on a wall-size jumbo-tron, you find yourself in a luxury recliner, watching crisp digital projections of film grain. Yes, I'm sure the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin has a vibe that I'd find appealing... but have you also considered the original Dave and Buster's was a dope arcade…