Wednesday, November 11, 2009


Dollhouse got cancelled. Just when it was getting good and focusing less on Dushku. Sure, it was still the least Whedonesque Joss Whedon show, but it had promise. Fuck Fox.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Wild Things, I Think I Love You

Finally got to see Where the Wild Things Are with the family. It was pretty damn good, though I can see why some people have been disappointed with it. Most adaptations of children's books go for the lowest common denominator (The Grinch, Cat in the Hat) so it's quite a shock to see a movie like this with lots of adult themes and no fart jokes. Of course, the fact that Spike Jonze is the director means it could never have been your typical mindless kids movie, and it makes me wish he would direct more films (three in 10 years, Spike? Really?)
The creatures are as fantastic as you'd expect from Jim Henson workshop and the eccletic voice cast does great work. The film is visually stunning and the ending manages to be quite moving. Bella managed to stay awake and calm for at least the first hour, so that means a thumbs up from her, too.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Star Wars! Nothing but Star Wars!

Went to see Star Wars in Concert in Greenville. It was pretty awesome, so I wish they hadn't left out Han and Leia's love theme. That old ham Anthony Daniels was the host and a good time was had by all. Even Bella enjoyed it and didn't get too fussy. My inner geek is happy.
In other news, I just got a Netflix account, so expect lots of new reviews soon.