Sex: The Horror and The Horrible

Teeth Sometimes people disagree about what makes for a horror film. As far as I’m concerned, the definitive feature of the genre is that it deals with frightening transgressions of nature and of morality. Mitchell Lichtenstein’s Teeth is horror that situates itself purely in terms of this defining characteristic. The horror is not in the [Read More...]

Why The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Is My Favorite Film

Michel Gondry’s masterpiece The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, following Charlie Kaufman’s masterpiece script, is one of the most top to bottom brilliant achievements in film I have ever seen. Taken as a science fiction film, The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind ranks as a model for the genre. The film takes a [Read More...]

Peter Bogdanovich’s “Running Down A Dream”

[written October 24, 2007] One of the reasons that great art means so much to us is because we find ourselves reflected and expressed in it, even when it is other people’s creations. For a long while now, I have figured out the formula to really understanding my mind and my heart for anyone interested. [Read More...]

“Therapeutic Projection” or “How Lars and the Real Girl Made Me Cry”

Yeah, it was embarrassing. The eyes got all leaky a few times. Had to get my sleeve up to try to get rid of the evidence and get my composure. Lars and the Real Girl ends a streak of frustrations for me at the theater [this was written October 28,2007] and was the first film [Read More...]

“Lost Episode of Seinfeld”

In light of the recent meltdown and subsequent aftermath by Seinfeld alumn Michael Richards, this “lost episode” was pieced together and posted over at National Lampoon’s…. http://zine.nationallampoon.com/index.php?option=com_jambozine&layout=article&view=page&aid=247&Itemid=32 [Read more...]

Muppet Matrix

This is the funniest thing I’ve seen in a looong time. Worth the 3 and a half minutes, I promise. [Read more...]

Chad Vader

Episode One http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CiW838wNiM Episode Two http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPVlljVWqBg Episode Three http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rK5RoZm-2Y4 Episode Four http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JsiM_JHKIck [Read more...]

While You Were Sleeping

Okay, the feedback is rolling in as now we are up to four people who have attested to having visited at some point. Privately surprise has been expressed that While You Were Sleeping makes my list of favorite films. So, I will take that as request for a discussion of this fine piece of cinema. [Read More...]

Senseless (written by me, freshman year in college)

Senseless The infamously bored and restless indescript Complained with the angry—they’re still not over it Partied with the pagans—they’re still hungover it Worshipped intellectuals ‘til they saw one pick his nose [Read more...]


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