An enigmatic warrior who marches to the beat of her own drum.
I have finally become a next level film bro with this, an external link to a review I wrote on a platform that belongs to me. If you want to read about what I was like in 2007 and how I came back around to loving a movie I thought I’d left in the past, read on:
The Dude’s friends, Walter (John Goodman) and Donny (Steve Buscemi), are integral to his universe, incongruous as they…
The Good: Seeing this in a theater with people who’d never seen it before and didn’t know what to expect. I think I'm kind of like rollercoaster freaks in that the twists and turns of an old favorite are thrilling, but the real pleasure comes from hearing others scream in delight.
The Bad: People who shout at the screen during the whole goddamn movie without the courtesy of at least being funny.
The Ugly: Talking shit about the guy who…
Rankin/Bass, completely unconcerned with making Middle Earth fuckable, put a bunch of twisted freaks on screen and play the fuckin’ hits from The Hobbit, accompanied by the kind of 1970s folk that used to make me think that I hated folk music (because I was, once upon a time, a big dum-dum). It’s a fascinating amalgam of various fantasy styles, somewhat rough and ready due to its being produced for television, and guess what? It fucking ROCKS. G-d what I…
Man, a lot of complicated feelings about this. I’m moving to Durham in July, nine years and eleven months after I moved to Athens to pursue a PhD in poetry, which was something I started doing by writing lyrics to Elephant 6 instrumentals, snatching bits and pieces from liner notes and the like. There were other influences, but E6 was pretty distinct. I bonded with friends over their music, scoured Shake-It Records in Cincinnati for CDs with the E6 logo…