We return to normal podcasting discussions with Taika Waititi’s latest effort, The Hunt for the Wilderpeople as well as talking about horror movies and other miscellanious things we talk about that I was too lazy not to edit out of the podcast.
Modern Times opens with the image of sheep being herded into what we can imagine is their end of life as that is what sheep are for. We grow them, sheer them, and then eventually end them for dinner. We dissolve to the image of all the men being herded into work. This can be … Continue reading “MODERN TIMES”
So, unlike the rest of the world this week, I went and watched the new Amy Poehler and Tina Fey comedy vehicle Sisters instead of awakening any forces within (not entirely by choice, but let’s not go there). It’s not uncommon for comedies like this to fall into an easily classifiable category of “I laughed” … Continue reading ““SISTERS” JUST WANTS TO HAVE FUN…”
In my childhood I grew up on a lot of classic television. Some which many know, the likes of The Cosby Show, Sanford and Son & The Jeffersons. Some not that many know of, like Faulty Towers, Keeping Up Appearances and Black Adder. One show, which I’m uncertain which category it falls into, was Hogan’s Heroes. … Continue reading “CLASS OF ’53: STALAG 17”
This is the beginning of my semi-spontaneous series of films from the year 1953. I’ve selected nine (9) films to watch from the year of 1953 that I’ve never seen. I doubt I’ll blog about all of them but we’ll see what shakes out from this. This may be my fourth/fifth film by Howard Hawks that I’m … Continue reading “CLASS OF ’53: GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES”