First: Please everyone bow to Matt Patches, one of my editors, who made the .gif as the header for this piece. It is truly breathtaking. Second: Watch these movies! Yes, the final entry is an example of Andy fudging his own rules, but I wrote the fucking thing, and you’re not the boss of me*. …
Well, THAT wasn’t as exciting as I hoped it would be.
What happens when a person doesn’t think their reality is their reality and that their actions have no consequences? Nothin’ good.
Someone said “hey, let’s put a Park Chan-wook film out on Blu-ray,” and I responded with “I will take a copy and write about it.”
A full tank is a happy tank, full tanks make happy brewers, and happy brewers make happy beer. Look, I don’t know where I’m going with this either.
So, I covered Sundance this year, from the comfort and safety of my couch, often wearing my PJs, frequently drinking a beer of my choosing from our fridge. In the loosest sense possible, I’ve “covered” Sundance before; here and there, I’ve provided spot reviews for movies that, i their release years, turned out to be …
Let me tell you about a guy named Justin Gott. First: He’s the host of a really fun podcast called The Rambling Ramblers. Here’s the pitch: Justin and his co-host, Pete Conway, pick a movie. It’s a movie Justin has not seen, but Pete has. Justin then sees the movie. They talk about the movie. …
Turns out that a bunch of actors did a lot of good acting in 2020, imagine that.
Well, sure, it’s 2021, but you can still be scared of 2020. You probably should be, too!
For 20 movies that sure do have purdy pictures, click here.
Look, you all saw this coming. It’s like Criterion made this set just for me.
Weird, it almost feels like we’re reliving the same day over and over again as I talk about this movie over and over again.
He wouldn’t say that “Shriek of the Mutilated” is beautiful, per se, but he loves it anyway.
A history lesson plus a road map for revitalizing the USPS for the short and long term.
In case you’re looking for somethin’ spooky to watch during this, even though it’s no longer the most spookiest time of the year: Here are 15 somethin’s!
A sterling example of getting what you pay for: A movie about possession that’s also named after possession.
In full glory with only four films, which says a lot about how freaky the movies are.
Hearts Town, like the Shire, sounds like a truly great realm. If only I could live there.
Just in case you were feeling comfortable with the state of the USPS again, you shouldn’t.
My relationship with the work of Agnès Varda began in 2017. Strictly speaking it began in college, when I first saw Vagabond, but when Faces Places opened in 2017, I firmly and immediately put the film on my best-of list for the year and began exploring her films beyond these two, culminating in some words on One Sings, …