Thursday, March 26, 2009
I love Grey Gardens, which is why I'm whole-heartedly appalled that anyone felt it necessary to remake the 1975 documentary into a 2009 drama (starring Drew Barrymore, no less!) Isn't it bad enough that it has already been made into a broadway musical?
STAUNCH characters do not approve.
Tuesday, March 24, 2009
The Warner Bros. film archive is making available 150 previously unreleased titles too obscure to merit a full-blown DVD release. For $19.95, Warner will custom-manufacture a DVD of one of those titles (including artwork and a hard plastic case) and ship it to you within a week. After this initial offering, the studio will keep mining a 6,800-feature film library, and add 20 new titles a month. Check out the titles here.
Monday, March 23, 2009
I Don't Like It:
(a) It's unneccessary.
(b) It takes blogging & social networking sites to new levels of egoism.
(c) I despise the verbs it's created (see: "I'm tweeting right now!")
But I Secretly Kind of Like It:
(a) David Wain
(b) Michael Showalter
(c) Michael Ian Black
Sunday, March 15, 2009
Thursday, March 12, 2009
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
As the famous C.S. Lewis quote tells us, We read to know we're not alone. To this, I would like to add: I read recaps of terrible reality tv shows to know I am not alone. A new cycle of the almost unwatchable America's Next Top Model has begun, and with it, my renewed love of Rich Juzwiak's blog FourFour