Now that’s a reenactment!
Putting Renaissance Faires the world over to shame, WAG Screen is making a film of “The Lady of Shalott” to celebrate Tennyson’s bicentenary, bringing well-known Pre-Raphaelite paintings to life. They are doing a pretty solid job: Waterhouse: Movie: Click on the links for bigger versions so you can click back and forth and nerd out like I did!…
Kings: “First Night”
Let’s talk Kings. Last night there was an episode. The real title is lame, so we’ll just call it, “Nobody Actually Likes Ballet,” since it’s true, even if whiny Princess Waspmilla seems freaked out by the idea. The show is getting better…ish, except it still has the magical ability to have 800 things happen and yet nothing moves forward.…
Bad Movie Weekend, EVERY weekend.
Attention everyone who feels like howling with laughter tonight: I’m just saying. I will probably not be able to resist liveblogging some of this. If so, I’ll slap a cut up here to save people’s eyes. 9:05 Faye Dunaway is in this. She is attempting an accent; I’m guessing Cottonmouthian? (Faye, honey, was rent due?…
Hackers, you guys. Seriously.
Over at Tor.com, I talk about one of the great movies of our time: Hackers. By all means, head over there to read the column, in which I tried to keep it together. Because below this cut, I just nerd out ridiculously. Hackers: when cargo pants were king. There is no good and bad.…
Hackers: Back to the Future
Hackers: Back to the FutureToday’s world speeds ahead faster than anyone can keep track. No sooner does Facebook oust MySpace when Twitter swoops in to dethrone them both; paperbacks are threatened by the Kindle, and CD players are obsolete. In this swiftly changing culture, sometimes it’s nice to revisit a simpler era, when camouflage was edgy and passwords were letters—only: the world of 1995’s Hackers.…
Not like the others…
The longer I look at the last grouping, the funnier this gets:…