Movies I Have Seen: Django Unchained

Have you ever gotten to the end of a three hour movie, and said “Whoa, it’s over already?” That’s the experience I had last night when I finished watching the latest film by Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained. It’s a three hour film that feels like it’s half an hour long. I could easily have sat…

Books I Have Read: Pines by Blake Crouch

One of the things I love most about having a Kindle is the Amazon Lending Library. I’ve read all sorts of shit that I would never had read otherwise I’m a big believer in randomly selecting media to consume. I do it with music all the time, and I’ve discovered a lot of movies and…

Movies I Have Seen: Silver Linings Playbook

This will contain some spoilers and such, including a detailed discussion of the ending. David O. Russell is one of my favorite directors. Three Kings is an underrated masterpiece, I Heart Huckabees is one of my favorite strange films, and Spanking the Monkey ranks up there with any of the all-time great dark comedies. I…

Grand Experiment Thoughts: Part 3

In my last post, I discussed death and dying. After playing a touch of World of Warcraft this past weekend for the first time in a while, I was again starkly reminded of the differences. While this is not the thrust of this post, I will touch on it briefly before jumping into the main…