A bit of background first. Batman: The Animated Series was a classic cartoon that essentially defined the superhero cartoon genre that still exists today. It was dark, mature, told stories about people making bad choices and suffering the consequences, and, most of all, it treated its audience with respect. We didn’t need to be told […]
Well, itâ€™s midway through 2009 now, and I guess that means itâ€™s time for the mid-year movie round-up. Today is the 182st day of 2009, meaning there have been 262,080 minutes in the year as of this evening. Iâ€™ve spent 990 of those (0.37% of the year so far) watching films in movie theaters, in roughly the following order.
Reviews running the gamut today from comedy to satire to action to introspection and, finally, legitimacy. We’ve got a lot of ground to cover, lets get started. The TV Set The TV Set is a movie released towards the end of 2006 about a struggling writer trying to bring “his story” to the tiny screen […]
Upgrade! First off, there was an upgrade on Sunday of the blog.Â WordPress went from 2.5 to 2.6 last week and Rogue-Penguin followed over the weekend.Â It didn’t go as smoothly as I had hoped.Â It is very possible that everyone’s passwords have been screwed up.Â If this is the case, please send me an […]
It may not be worth my time to say anything about this film. It’s doing pretty well, not “blockbuster” well yet but I’m sure it’ll have staying power. It probably should have been released later in the summer, when good movies are slim pickings, but I suppose Pixar wanted to give it the possibility of […]