Been awhile, but here’s a new Antisocial Commentary. Discussing why I don’t like the 1990 film Hardware.
Our current cinematic culture is obsessed with superheroes. Not a day goes by, it seems, without breaking news about the latest comic being adapted or what big star is playing which recognizable hero. It’s a fun fad but presents it’s own set of problems. First off, it’s all adaptive work, based on familiar characters and stories so there is very little originality. Sticking with traditional “good vs. evil” themes, there’s no chance for real [...]
This 1977 movie, Short Eyes, had a Blu-ray release this week and it was a film I’d never heard of. From the description it sounded like a “day in the life” kind of thing about “The Tombs” in NYC starring Bruce Davison, and appearances from familiar names such as Luis Guzman and Curtis Mayfield. Always eager for something new, I watched the movie and it was one of those amazing “Why have I never seen this before today?” kind of moments.A DAY IN THE LIFE…
The other day I get a message from my sister asking: “Isn’t this how the planet of the apes started?” followed by a screenshot of a news post about a dog flu affecting local pets.
Indeed, according to a monologue in Escape from the Planet of the Apes and the backstory given in Conquest of the Planet of the Apes a flu killed all the dogs and cats so apes became the popular domesticated pet and the end [...]
With four of the 2014 Best Picture nominees featuring the struggles of historical figures and two specifically being the struggles of geniuses, it makes sense that Benedict Cumberbatch would star in one of said films. Cumberbatch has moved safely within his comfort zone from Sherlock Holmes to the character of Alan Turing, dubbed the “Father of Computer Science.” While Turing led a very interesting life, The Imitation Game focuses on his work cracking the infamous German [...]
Another visual novel adaptation from 8Bit Studio. Is it good or bad, well find out in this review?
I had been working on this review since December and I finally finished it. Also I’m still working on a review for the end of this month and it is still in the works.
Grisaia no Kajitsu is the property of Studio 8bit, Sentai Filmworks, and Front Wing.
Big thanks goes to my friend Gabe for letting me use his face: http://www.youtube.com/user/shintougenesis