My own best movies of the 00’s

In honour of Mark’s “10 best movies of the fearsome decade.” Just keep in mind that I was not that great of a moviegoer this decade before you start pelting me with rotten food items. For what it’s worth, I tried to be somewhat objective, and did not include merely a clutch of my favouriteContinue reading “My own best movies of the 00’s”

MY List of the 25 Greatest Movie Characters Ever (So Far)

This one is purely subjective. If you agree with some of my choices, lovely! If not, that’s cool too. I have to say that I generally don’t approach movies in a progressive or affirming ways – I think that sometimes, what makes a great character isn’t necessarily something that’s progressive or affirming. I think thatContinue reading “MY List of the 25 Greatest Movie Characters Ever (So Far)”

On the Glorious Alex Garland

Like many readers of a certain disposition, I love Alex Garland. The fact that he is responsible for a stunningly high percentage of my nightmares does not make me love him less, but more. I have just re-read The Beach. I vividly remember the first time I read it, as a skinny teenager who hungContinue reading “On the Glorious Alex Garland”