Russell Crowe’s Best Film Involves Him Punching Nobody

Recently the Empire Podcast–which is like Top Gear for movies–had a discussion on movies that feature no weapons or fighting, an interesting topic amidst a glut of action/sci-fi/fantasy/superhero/six-pack ab flicks. The hosts listed a bunch, some of which had qualifiers on them, most of which I hadn’t seen. But the first movie that came to… Continue reading Russell Crowe’s Best Film Involves Him Punching Nobody

Michael Bay has made his final dollar off of me.

I posted this to Facebook a while back, and I’m posting it here so that the rest of the world knows. I recently realized something about Transformers 4, a movie that sucked horribly bad. This is a long post, but it’s worth the read. Transformers 1 had plot holes and annoying characters with first-grade potty… Continue reading Michael Bay has made his final dollar off of me.

If this story were to happen in real life, we’d probably ruin the moment out of sheer stupidity.

A few months ago, Howard Tayler (creator of Schlock Mercenary) recommended a book on the “Writing Excuses” podcast. The book was THE MARTIAN, by Andy Weir. He sang its praises and described the basic premise–I was instantly intrigued, so I downloaded a copy of the audio and listened to it over the course of a week.   It’s… Continue reading If this story were to happen in real life, we’d probably ruin the moment out of sheer stupidity.