Monthly Archives: July 2011

Netflix Gems Part 4: Comedies

Netflix’s list of comedies are an on-the-whole frustrating batch of films to sift through.  Statistically speaking, a new pointless direct-to-DVD sex or spoof comedy film is completed every three minutes.  Well, okay that’s not true, but that’s what it feels … Continue reading

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Netflix Gems Part 3: Thrillers

Classics dominate the Netflix thriller section, probably because suspense is still such a dominant gold mine for modern Hollywood.  Still, some serious gold has slipped through the cracks and is available for your streaming pleasure.  One of them is among … Continue reading

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Netflix Gems Part 2: Television

What, were you expecting movies?  Happy streaming, friends. THE NETFLIX TOP 5s Part Two:  Television Top 5 Modern TV 5.  Top Gear Informative, funny, entertaining, British.  I’m always having a good time when I watch Top Gear.  I love the … Continue reading

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Netflix Gems Part 1: Drama

Netflix Instant Streaming is like the back 5 rows of the video store.  After sifting through mountains of crap, you’ll occasionally find a nugget of gold.  If you’re as much of a film nut as me, this is probably what … Continue reading

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Cowboys & Aliens & America’s Self-Consciousness

Okay, everybody. Here’s the deal: Cowboys & Aliens, yes that trailer that you saw and thought looked interesting until the title came up and then you laughed, is going to be the best summer film this year. First, some factoids: … Continue reading

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First Test

So it looks like I’ve got my first test of commitment ONE WHOLE DAY after deciding to go ‘trailer-free’. This is technically a teaser trailer, but I’m going to resist watching it just to show how dangnabbed committed I am … Continue reading

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Chicago Movie Worth Seeing – “In Memoriam”

Kamaria All week I’ve been quoting one of the many hilarious and true lines from Stephen Cone’s IN MEMORIAM, “All I’m trying to say is there’s something and its rubbing me, in a way that is not right, you know- … Continue reading

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