As proof of the absolutely horrible choice of The Blind Side for a Best Picture nominee by the Academy, I offer up one hundred eleven releases from 2009 that were better. In a year when the Academy decided to honor ten nominees instead of five for the Best Picture category, they still find a way … Continue reading 111 Movies Better Than “The Blind Side”
Our next genre-excursion takes us to the comedy/horror hybrid Baghead, a product of the mumblecore movement. More on mumblecore in a minute, but first let's look at the story. Four acquaintances with big screen aspirations escape to a cabin in the woods outside of Austin, Texas, to write the script that will get them noticed … Continue reading Genre-Hopping: Baghead
Thanks to GonzoGeek, I was able to engage in some radical immersion therapy this weekend wherein I confronted a childhood fear--creepy family film "The Peanut Butter Solution"--and came to grips with it's hold on my psyche. Ideally, I would find that this odd Canadian import was not nearly so bad as remembered and put to … Continue reading Genre-Hopping: The Peanut Butter Solution
Introduction to new GonzoGeek writer RJ and his column Genre-Hopping.