• Archive for December, 2011

    Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Soylent Green (637/364)

    by  • 12/30/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    STAR TREK: THE MOTION PICTURE – Other than the central V’GER plot which was novel, this is one long, boring movie. The dialogue and acting is shockingly bad – worse than the original series was, so could it be the director to blame here? There are elements of the film that feel like it’s little […]

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    Livejournal cross posting

    by  • 12/29/2011 • geek • 0 Comments

    I just found out that LJ crossposting has been down for months. If you’re reading this on Livejournal and you’re wondering what films I’ve seen in the past 4 months, head over to http://foo.ca/wp/

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    Tiny Furniture, Death Race 2000 (633/362)

    by  • 12/28/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    TINY FURNITURE – As much as I want to say these nihilists are a new generation hipster thing, I think it’s been a pretty common art school thing for eons. Aura is having such a horrible time with all her first world problems. She’s finished university and has no idea what she is going to […]

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    Black Christmas (1974), Black Christmas (2006), Die Hard 2, A Christmas Story, Jackboots on Whitehall (631/361)

    by  • 12/27/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    BLACK CHRISTMAS (1974) – Oo… a bit of horror film history here – not only is this Canadian Content with Margot Kidder and Andrea Martin of all people, it’s also by director Bob Clark of the film with wider appeal, A CHRISTMAS STORY. Additionally, and possibly more importantly for horror and cult movie fans, this […]

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    Ghostbusters II (610/356)

    by  • 12/22/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    GHOSTBUSTERS 2 – I like how this starts out, making light of the franchise in a way. The open use of the “2” logo when they re-open works for me; it’s an open joke with the audience as far as I’m concerned. Sadly, there are elements here that just don’t work for me. The big […]

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