Meryl Streep’s Hunger Games | -
I don’t agree 100%, but how interesting to read a hitpiece on a seemingly critic-proof actress.
A Roundtable Summation of True Detective from The Atlantic -
Should we feel bad for Nic Pizzolatto? Our roundtable discusses “Form and Void,” the eighth installment in HBO’s series.
I could not stop watching this show. I gushed about this show repeatedly. I was excited to watch new episodes of this show.
And yet. I am reminded of Silence of the Lambs, repeatedly and deliberately. Beautifully shot. Acted with an unparalleled rawness. Paced with a screw-tightening eye for suspense. But what is it … about, exactly?
YOU NEED TO BE WATCHING THE MAIN TITLES OF THIS BRAZEN RAIDERS RIP-OFF FROM 1982 -
Where to start? One, the sheer cynicism of the project. “No one will notice that we’re aping Indiana Jones!” An 11 year old B student in New York City noticed, that’s who. Two, Clyde Kusatsu as “His No.1 Boy!” Was this made in the 1940s? NO. I AM NOT THAT OLD. Three, Priest from SUPERFLY! Four, even the music wants to be Indiana Jones. Five, this wasn’t even the only Raiders cop to be found on tv that year - see also Tales of the Gold Monkey: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YdFN6agkNnQ
But the larger issue: what happened to opening title sequences where everything is completely spelled out for you? Would it kill True Detective to try something like this? Rust Cohle -Mysterious atheist with a secret!
#tbt Egghead. Reunion 2009
Thrilling Adventure Hour #155: Desdemona Hughes, Diva Detective, “Baron Lightworker’s Party” -
Starring Jamie Denbo as Desdemona Hughes and Arden Myrin as Betty Hughes. Also starring Craig Cackowski as Baron Lightworker; Chris Tallman as Marco; Paul F. Tompkins as Rick Stanton; Annie Savage as Hannah Emma Otto; and Mark Gagliardi as Finnerty, the…
Great performances from all, even the ones to whom I’m not married.
Kim Novak. Pre-plastic surgery.
Christmas 1979 #tbt #sondheim #GodThatsGood
Finn from #AdventureTime, by my 6 year old.