May
07

News of the World (and Then an Overlong Meditation on The Avengers)

France has just elected a Socialist with a capital S to be their President. Goodbye, Sarkozy. Goodbye, Carla Bruni. The French may have really cocked things up with this one. I mean, you expect a certain level of Gallic incompetence and arrogant short-sightedness, but this is just too much. I should add I love the… Continue reading »

Feb
28

Oscar Night! So Exci-ZzZzzZz

The Oscars were last night, and as usual I watched a few minutes before deciding to just get the results in the morning.

Jan
25

Movie Recommendations

Rachel and I have had the good fortune recently to see two of the movies that one could term “contenders” for the Oscars: Black Swan and The King’s Speech.

Dec
20

Diversity in Valhalla

Being Norse, one expects the pantheon of Valhallan deities to present a certain phenotype – blond, blue eyes, white skin and a superhuman tolerance for lutefisk.

Sep
16

The Dullest Character in Film, Part II

the Strong Female Lead is death to a movie

Sep
08

Imported My Old Blog

I got an e-mail from my old blog host, Vox. They are shutting down their site and helpfully suggested I import my old posts into Wordpress.

May
19

The Dullest Character in Film

Almost every girl-power scene is just thrown in to appease the PC urges of our castrated society.

May
08

Movie Review – Iron Man 2

Martin Luther King would be happy to know that War Machine is judged not by the color of his skin but by the rate of fire of his shoulder mounted mini-gun.

May
05

Introduction

Relentlessly happy people are discomfiting.