2 Aug
An unraveling meth dealer meets Percy Bysshe Shelley

In typical esoteric aplomb, Breaking Bad teases its upcoming final (half) season by having Heisenberg read a portion of Percy Bysshe Shelley’s famous poem “Ozymandias”. The poem — which portends the decline and eventual disintegration of all great empires — seems especially fitting for the final eight episodes of creator Vince Gilligan’s epic tale of [...]


Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson are back at it again in The Internship, recreating their dynamic duo energy as sort of post-Wedding Crashers Luddite salesmen who need to learn the ways of the modern, tech-filled world before they become unemployable dinosaurs. So these losers grown men land an internship… at Google. Hijinx follow. Vaughn’s third [...]


24 Jun
The Invention of Lying, Twilight New Moon, Couples Retreat and Sherlock Holmes in short blast format

While flying to Italy for another top secret mission (to be disclosed in the very near future) I was forced to suffer through Lufthansa’s in-flight entertianment, which actually isn’t all that bad. In a sado-masochistic way, I kind of enjoy the chance to see movies I would never see in the real world. Or rather, [...]


12 Mar
Interviewing a Finnish legend

Hanoi Rocks are one of those bands that limitless musicians list as seminal, bridging the glam world of the New York Dolls with the gutter punks of the late 70s. When they dropped Bangkok Shocks, Saigon Shakes, Hanoi Rocks in 1981 they seemed on the cusp of world domination, captivating Europe and London with 1000 [...]

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