Monthly Archives: July 2013

8th Year College Basketball Seniors

kyra: Barstool Sports had an article a while ago congratulating Peyton Siva on winning the title and finally leaving Louisville. The premise of the article is that it feels like Siva has been at Louisville for the past decade. Buckeye and … Continue reading

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The Bridge S1E2: Calaca

kyra: I enjoyed this episode although I don’t think it was as good as the pilot. The Bridge continues to add more mystery in episode 2, and certainly is piling on the questions. We meet a few new characters: a crazy … Continue reading

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Man of Steel vs. Pacific Rim

So I saw the above two films on back-to-back days, and taken together, they’re pretty emblematic of all that is right and wrong with summer movies these days (and all that’s been right and wrong with big-budget blockbusters for a … Continue reading

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The Challenge: Rivals II: E1

kyra: Boy am I stoked to have TJ Lavin back in my life. The Challenge has been well documented by David Jacoby of Grantland as America’s 5th professional sport. I love The Challenge, which combines the drama of The Real … Continue reading

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The Bridge S1E1: Pilot

kyra: As has been covered ad nauseum by other TV critics, The Bridge is the brainchild of former Homeland vet Meredith Stiehm. Finally at the helm, Stiehm returns to TV with another psychologically flawed female lead. This time, its Diane … Continue reading

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I’m So Excited

If you had the choice to either watch LeBron James play basketball as a sixth grader or watch him play basketball now, what would you choose? The novelty of watching twelve-year-old LeBron run up and down the court is alluring, … Continue reading

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Frances Ha

Dour, hyper-self-aware, tense to the point of occasional suffocation: how I’d describe most Noah Baumbach movies, like The Squid and the Whale (until now, his best, about a teenager’s perspective on his parents’ divorce) and Greenberg. This doesn’t make his earlier … Continue reading

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