*Some Light SPOILERS* It’s been a few weeks since I powered through the Netflix series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and while I certainly enjoyed the manic silliness of the whole show (which was created by the 30 Rock folks Tina Fey and Robert Carlock), the thing I find myself thinking about the most is that amazing […]Read more "A… UH… YOU KNOW… UH… FASCINATING TRANSITION: THE UNSHAKEABLE THEME SONG TO UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT"
*Some Big Spoilers for Snowpiercer* There was a time when I loved nothing more in a movie, TV show, or comic than a good old fashioned eleventh hour betrayal. There’s obviously a proud literary tradition of betrayal in fiction that includes the Bible, Milton, and Shakespeare, but here are a couple of random but well-known […]Read more "I THINK WE’RE ALL BASICALLY DONE WITH BETRAYAL, RIGHT?"
Back in February I posted a thing about The CW show Arrow, which is based on the DC Comics character Green Arrow. I fell off watching it for a while, because of things like Mad Men, House of Cards, and Game of Thrones, but now I am back, smack in the doldrums of the middle […]Read more "THE CW’S ARROW: ONE LAST THOUGHT AND THEN I WILL SHUT UP ABOUT IT"
*SOME MAJOR SPOILERS* Okay that headline is maybe a little harsh, so I feel the need to first say a few things about why I think X-Men: Days of Future Past is overall pretty stupendous. On balance it is a very fun movie and even a progressive movie in many ways. One of the amazing things […]Read more "THE FEMINIST READING OF X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST IS KIND OF ABYSMAL"
I really don’t want to be a hater two years in advance of the Batman vs. Superman movie — which we learned yesterday will be a courtroom drama called Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice — but the “Sad Batman” meme that has emerged in wake of that first look at Ben Affleck as Batman […]Read more "WHY SO SAD, BATMAN?"
To commemorate the website’s return from winter hiatus, I am happy to submit this review of the Tom Cruise movie Oblivion. – SPOILERS – Oblivion is a genuinely dumb movie with a couple of truly exquisite details. Mind you, I say this as a form of praise – I would much rather watch a bad […]Read more "REVIEW: OBLIVION"
On July 31, 2013 Dr. Geoff Klock and Mitch Montgomery met for a SPOILER-FILLED discussion about The Wolverine. The meeting was convened atop a bullet train speeding through Japan at 300 miles per hour, but portions also took place in the arty dreamspace where life, death and giant fucking samurai robots converge. These are the minutes […]Read more "THE KLOCK MINUTES: THE WOLVERINE"