Movies

Storage 24: Reviewed

June 29, 2012 Jac Thurmond 0

Don’t you just hate it when you’ve just been broken up with on the phone, you run into your ex sorting out all your stuff with her douchebag friends and then all of a sudden

Trailers

Trailer Trash: Total Recall (2012)

June 28, 2012 The Spoilist 0

It’s the remake that everyone has been asking for. Who would possibly want to watch a film from 1990? Paul Verhoeven’s violent adaptation of the Phillip K. Dick short story We Can Remember It For

Television

True Blood S05E03: Whatever I Am, You Made Me

June 26, 2012 Dave Coates 0

This week’s True Blood felt like consolidating our learnings from last week, just to make sure we caught all the Vampire Politics chat. This week’s pros: Jess/Jason, Past Pam/Past Eric, the continuing buddy comedy going on at Authority HQ; cons: Tara, Sookie/Everyone, Stop Being Mean to Lafayette, The Fact That Neither Terry Nor Hoyt Have Anything Cool To Do. Calling it now: one of these guys will be the ‘major character’ to be shuffled off this year.

Movies

EIFF Review: The Rest of the World

June 25, 2012 Laura Witz 0

Having started the film festival with the resounding smack in the face that was Killer Joe, I was happy to return to much more familiar territory with a lovely, sad foreign film.

Movies

Chernobyl Diaries: Reviewed

June 24, 2012 Jac Thurmond 1

If you’re a fan of the most mediocre of horror movies, have we got a film for you this week. Chernobyl Diaries, the latest from the guy who did the middle of the road masterpiece Paranormal

Television

Legend of Korra s01e11: Skeletons in the Closet, s01e12: Endgame

June 24, 2012 Jac Thurmond 2

First off, I have to say that we have some mad bending skills showing up in this episode. Apparently you can use firebending like your own personal jetpack now, or maybe that’s just Iroh being Iroh. Oh, and they’re fighting against Avatarverse biplanes in this episode, with firebending-powered anti-aircraft guns. This is seriously some top-notch worldbuilding.

Movies

Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter: Reviewed

June 20, 2012 Jac Thurmond 2

(To everyone who’s joining us: yes, this review spoils some pretty big plot points) So, what are my feelings on Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter? I’ll tell you my first gut reaction when the credits started

Television

Girls S01E10: She Did

June 20, 2012 Dave Coates 3

Wrapping up one of the more unusual and surprising little shows I’ve seen in a long time, Girls’ season finale, “She Did” performed a really neat trick in wrapping up a lot of loose ends and letting them spool off in promising directions in one fell swoop.