Monthly Archives: April 2012

I can fly!

Movie: Chronicle (2012) As a lover of superhero (or super-power) movies and TV shows, I have been looking forward to Chronicle since I first saw the trailer. The story “what if a group of regular people suddenly got superpowers” has a … Continue reading

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Double Radio Review!

This week I saw a double feature, with two very good movies with very different tones. The Lady: Aung San Suu Kyi’s story is told with clear passion. Michelle Yeoh’s performance is worth it all on its own. Et si … Continue reading

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Radio Review: Elena

This week’s radio review is of the Russian film Elena, a rather drab and sad attempt at an arty, “lingerings scenes without purpose” type of film. I don’t have anything against arty films or lingering scenes, it should be said, but Elena needs a … Continue reading

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Less Than Shameful

Movie: Shame (2011) When Tiger Woods has it, it’s a joke, but sex addiction is no laughing matter in Shame, a Steve McQueen movie that needs Michael Fassbender’s tortured face to work. The man is one of the most interesting actors working … Continue reading

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Radio Review: Shakespeare’s Hidden Truth

This weeks’s radio review is an odd and probably unintentionally funny documentary about Petter Amundsen’s theory on how (and why) Sir Francis Bacon wrote Shakespeare’s plays. It’s an old theory, but this version goes a step further. Most of the … Continue reading

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Always late to the party: I’m on Twitter now.

It’s not specifically for this blog, and it’s not a personal twitter account. I suppose it’s somewhere in between, which is why I used my gamer name instead.  @TheAnnoyedDroid 

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