Category Archives: Movies

Couldn’t Do It Today

Paleo Retiree writes: Things 2016 Bond could not get away with. Bonus Bond: one of the great moments of onscreen Game:

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Listing Movies: Streaming but Not on Disc

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: In case you haven’t heard, the Criterion Collection will begin streaming content via Filmstruck sometime in the next few months. Presumably, once that happens the company will cease to have a presence on Hulu. With that … Continue reading

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Notes on “The Junk Shop”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: “The Junk Shop,” directed by Czech filmmaker Juraj Herz, and adapted from a story by Bohumil Hrabal, is a funny and inexplicable short film in the best tradition of Slavic surrealism. Based on the evidence of … Continue reading

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“I, Psychopath” and “God’s Angry Man”

Paleo Retiree writes: Have you run into Sam Vaknin? He’s quite a phenomenon. Vaknin is a self-described narcissist who has, primarily online, made a name for himself as an expert on narcissism. Hundreds of thousands of people have watched his … Continue reading

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Quote Du Jour: On the White Cultural Theft of “Bye, Felicia!”

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Carvell Wallace, commenting on white friend’s use of the phrase “Bye, Felicia!” in a text message, writes perhaps the stupidest thing I’ve read so far this year: Not knowing where something comes from is not a crime. But … Continue reading

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Notes on “Capricorn One”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: There is one great moment in the 1978 “Capricorn One”: a slow track away from a group of astronauts who are acting out a Mars landing for the benefit of a credulous public. As the head … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin’: Rides

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

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