Brief reviews of two recently-watched Netflix streaming recommendations follow the jump.
Unlike many of my MD and LoOG brethren, I am not one for comics. I just never really got into them as a kid, as I generally struggle with such forms of fantasy fiction. I’ve enjoyed some of the “grittier”… Continue Reading
Miss Mary asks: I thought of you, Patrick, when I heard they were remaking Sound of Music. My first thought was, “really, is nothing sacred?” And then I thought, I wonder what Pat thinks of the festering subculture of remakes.… Continue Reading
As you may have guessed by reading some of the movie posts I’ve made around here, in addition to enjoying old black and white screwball comedies and 80s teen movies and Very Serious dramas, I like action movies. I like… Continue Reading
Because I’m horrible and failed at last Friday’s “Movie Quotes Quiz”, I doubled down for this week. The theme is “letters of the alphabet”.
This week’s movie quotes quiz is sponsored by an actor. Flipping around the teevee last night I came across one of his movies right when the first quote in the quiz was being uttered. And I said to myself, “Oh,… Continue Reading
Friday’s Movie Quotes quiz is late, but here ’tis. Hint for this week: every movie below is listed in this post. Well, those are the boobs that make our laws. That’s the democratic process. Jerry, boy, why do you have… Continue Reading
Here’s a third post on “Pat’s ideas of ‘movies of note’ by year”. The first post covered 1971 to 2008, the second post covered the 1961 to 1970, and now we’re in the 50s. Well, 1951 to 1960. I’ll leave… Continue Reading
I’m working on a post about action movies, and it’s not jelling. Sometimes this happens, whaddya gonna do. Needing something to clear out the writer’s block, I recalled at one point being asked about recommendations for old movies. Well, of… Continue Reading
Today’s Friday Movie Quiz: 80’s teen movies! “So… what would you two little maniacs like to do first?” “Truly a sight to behold. A man beaten. This once great champ… now, a study… in moppishness.” <– 3 bonus point for… Continue Reading