I feel like these kids behaving badly movies are always taken to such unrealistic extremes. I mean I am sure some do bad shit but these movies always seem to frame them as “Just normal kids but with one small slide into depravity their whole concept of civilization and morality grumble down and they become monsters”.… Read more
No, but you know what I mean!
It’s depressingly difficult to battle propaganda when its purpose isn’t to get people to believe a specific thing, but to get them to disbelieve everything.
Walt chose Orlando because at the time it was pretty much an empty, undeveloped swamp with cheap land and it was easy to develop and build. Florida was also becoming a popular vacation destination for families at the time.
This is the weirdest combination of music choices for a film I’ve ever heard of, and I love it. And that includes the Judgment Night soundtrack, which I’ve referred to twice this week.
Yeah, I feel like the space baby thing is easy to parse when you step back from the film a moment—monkeys find a monolith, it changes them, they become the descendants of humans. Humans find a monolith, it changes them, the first one to reach it becomes a huge space baby. It’s clear that the movie is about the… Read more
I don’t know, I just showed ET to my 9-year-old niece this summer, and as someone who has been raised with CGI and other huge spectacle films, she was FULLY enthralled even just watching it on my little laptop screen. And she was so impressed by the creature effects, she kept asking how they made the alien. And she… Read more
I can forgive not bringing in Daveed Diggs and Rashida Jones, who may have been too expensive to grab for a brief guest appearance or too busy to do the episode being the in-demand actors that they are (though in hindsight it seems like a waste that they brought in Diggs for a throwaway subplot in the dog episode but… Read more
Facetaco, Tomatoface whatever he wants to call himself is just talking about himself. Also, people don’t really change.