Category Archives: 2013 Movies

Oscar Nominations, and That Click-bait Best Picture Crap

Folks, live-blogging inane awards shows will really drain the hell out of you. Much as kyra and I may or not like them, we love to make fun of them, and you’d be surprised how much crap to mock or … Continue reading

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Golden Globes Live Blog

11:08 kyra: The Golden Globes makes The Wolf of Wall Street look like it should enter the short films category. Yet another night of gratuitous Hollywood self-masturbation. We can only hope that with 12 Years a Slave’s victory we’ve finally paid our dues for slavery. … Continue reading

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Buckeye’s Top Ten Movies of 2013 (with Additional Related Commentary)

kyra brought the goods a couple weeks ago with his excellent best-of-TV list running down 2013 (I fully agree of his top three shows, though I might reorder them slightly); I’m about to do the same with regards to the … Continue reading

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Under Review: Her

For a movie whose second most important character is a computer program, Spike Jonze’s Her has a remarkably humanist outlook. What each of its characters, bodied or disembodied, seek is something resembling human connection, and their ability or inability to successfully … Continue reading

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Under Review: Inside Llewyn Davis

Ever been to one of those musical revue shows? On Broadway, I think they’ve sucked the well dry of every hit Motown and doo-wop single recorded between, say, 1955 and 1970, and eager producers no doubt saw the potential to … Continue reading

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Under Review: The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street opens not, as you might have heard, with Leonardo DiCaprio’s Jordan Belfort snorting coke out of a hooker’s ass—he’s actually either blowing coke up her ass, or freebasing, but the debauched, bacchanalian point is that cocaine … Continue reading

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Under Review: American Hustle (updated)

American Hustle features a bunch of great actors, a bunch of great actors Acting, a bunch of great actors Acting while looking and wearing clothes that are patently ridiculous, and not much of a story or at least not a coherent … Continue reading

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