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Scott Pilgrim vs Every Other Comic Book Movie Ever Made

By • Aug 31st, 2010 • Category: watching

No matter which side of the geek fence you fall on, ‘Scott Pilgrim’ is still a movie that needs to be seen — mainly because its visual style is unlike anything out there.

The Moment Avatar: The Last Airbender Proved It’s More Than a Kids’ Show

By • Jul 22nd, 2010 • Category: watching

Like the best shows for kids or adults, Avatar assumes we have the patience to get involved with its characters as human beings, not just action figures.

LA Film Fest 2010 Round-Up: The Good, The Great, and The Artsy

By • Jun 30th, 2010 • Category: watching

A brief overview of this year’s LA Film Fest selections, with a list of the top films that really floored me this year.

Love or Hate It, in The End, Lost Made TV Better

By • Jun 8th, 2010 • Category: watching

If there’s reason to be disappointed in the way Lost ended, it’s only because they attempted the impossible and did a B+ job at it.

Documentaries Aren’t Always for Activists: A Trip to 45365

By • Mar 20th, 2010 • Category: watching

The world is full of fascinating stories, and not all of them have to end with a call to action; some, like the documentary 45365, just help us see the world through someone else’s eyes.

What the Year’s Best Comedies Have in Common (and Why Archer Is One of Them)

By • Mar 15th, 2010 • Category: watching

The tactic writers are using to consistently produce today’s best comedy: not just joke quality, but joke density.

Judgment Day: The Troubling Implications of Avatar as Best Picture

By • Feb 19th, 2010 • Category: watching

Does pushing the boundaries of ‘what a film can be’ excuse a filmmaker from respecting what’s already within them?

The Late Night War: The Only Reality TV Worth Watching Since Obama-McCain

By • Jan 20th, 2010 • Category: watching

Instead of having to suffer the race-to-the-bottom most reality fare serves up, we’re witnessing a duel to the death between two of the most beloved and talented comedians in our nation.

Kick-Ass: The Millar Movie We Really Wanted

By • Dec 22nd, 2009 • Category: watching

New trailers show that Matthew Vaughn’s ‘Kick-Ass’ takes the exact opposite angle than ‘Wanted’ — which is to say the exact right angle — and promises a hilariously twisted and brutal good time.

Mile and a Movie: Week Four (Featuring ‘Ong Bak 2’, ‘Where the Wild Things Are’, ‘Orphan’)

By • Nov 5th, 2009 • Category: watching

A full month in, this project has been a lot easier than expected. In fact, I feel like I’m just getting started. Also features ‘Lady Snowblood’, ‘Dark City’, ‘Following’, and ‘Some Like It Hot’.