A Quiet Place, and the Evolution of My Anxiety

I saw A Quiet Place on Friday evening, and it was excellent, in part because it played on every single one of my parental anxieties.  Am I teaching them enough? Am I showing them how much I love them? Am I helping them develop into siblings who look out for each other? Am I doing … Continue reading A Quiet Place, and the Evolution of My Anxiety

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Ditty’s Favorite Movies of 2010

As is tradition, here's my year-end list of my favorite movies from 2010. INCEPTION Writer/Director: Christopher Nolan While this film left a lot of people amazed but feeling cold, I think a compelling case could be made that this is really an epic love story wrapped up in an incredibly ambitious storytelling device that sometimes … Continue reading Ditty’s Favorite Movies of 2010

The Inaugural Episode of the No-Name Movie Podcast

Matt and I argue about movies a lot. After doing our little debate a while back about THE BICYCLE THIEF, we got to thinking that maybe a podcast would be a good forum for that sort of thing, too.  And so, we figured, why not give it a shot? So we have. Here's what we … Continue reading The Inaugural Episode of the No-Name Movie Podcast

[Split Screen] The Bicycle Thief

This is the first in what will likely be a series of articles from myself and Mr. Matt Marko. We both watch way more movies than any sane person should, and we often find ourselves developing wildly differing opinions on them. So instead of just agreeing to disagree (what fun is that?), we've decided to … Continue reading [Split Screen] The Bicycle Thief

[Movies That Made Going to the Movies Suck] #27: It Happened One Night

Hi everyone!  I'm participating in a fun little film analysis list this month with the Desert Island DVDs crew, spearheaded by Mike over at You Talking to Me? The idea is to take a look at movies that brought forth a movement in film and inspired a bunch of generally lackluster copycats trying to cash … Continue reading [Movies That Made Going to the Movies Suck] #27: It Happened One Night

Dorian Gray on Film

Having finally gotten to see the movie I was most anticipating for 2009, the most recent film version of my favorite novel, and because I'll take any opportunity I can get to discuss Dorian Gray in any way, shape, or form, I thought I'd take some blog space to look at the two most well-known … Continue reading Dorian Gray on Film