At one point my uncertainty in completion of the challenge was palpable, and now as I find myself closing in on par day by day (as of press time eleven behind), I now find the task of blogging about every entry insurmountable.Read More »
Black and white movies are extremely rare these days, and the choice is usually employed to drive home a theme within in the film, and Nebraska is no different.
Being my first Alexander Payne film yet, Nebraska delivers in strong character development and ostensibly simple, yet intricate story elements.Read More »
I’m a HUGE nut when it comes to Marvel films, and for many reasons. First, I love crossovers. The shared Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) had me stoked since the very first post-credits teaser with Nick Fury asking Stark to join the Avengers Initiative. And much like Smash Bros., I love when a group of characters are able to share the same space and play off one another’s rich history (hence this shameless plug for my Smash fan fiction novella).Read More »
A fantastic spoof of the typical junk that is romantic comedies (largely of You’ve Got Mail); They Came Together starts with a dinner scene where the couple explains their meet-cute (ugh, I hate myself for that) to another couple.
I put this movie off more than most on my entire DLMChallenge list. I kept thinking that it was overhyped, and dumb that it’s about crazy people who are that attractive. And I got hung up on their ages. “I mean, there’s no way that a nearly forty year old man and an early 20s girl would get together!” Geez, my mind’s dumb sometimes, huh?Read More »