Tagged with mel brooks

“The 100 Best Comedies of All Time”

“The 100 Best Comedies of All Time”


Good morning! It’s Wednesday, so please, have another “100 best” list. This time: It’s hilarious. Comedy being the most subjective genre, I have a bunch of personal ordering gripes here, most of them being “nothing ranked after What’s Up, Doc? is actually fucking funnier than What’s Up, Doc?, especially all of the movies made in the last five … Continue reading

Review: The Mermaid, 2016, dir. Stephen Chow

Review: The Mermaid, 2016, dir. Stephen Chow


I love Stephen Chow, and have since Shaolin Soccer helped boost his visibility and his reputation on an international scale. (Maybe that’s how you first got to know Chow as a director and as an actor, too, though if you have not already, I strongly suggest going back through his pre-Soccer filmography, as it is loaded … Continue reading

My Cinematic Alphabet

My Cinematic Alphabet


I don’t typically participate in blog memes, mostly because deadlines aren’t really my thing– this is a leisurely blog, updated when I deign fit to update it, after all, and I have so many other things to do with my time that setting dates for myself generally doesn’t work out. But some memes are just … Continue reading