“Should Bill be drinking before heading into space? I don’t think that suit has a catheter, and his ship didn’t look big enough to have a toilet. Guess it’d better be a short trip.”
“Instead of being a stage for interpersonal conflict and contrasting approaches to problem-solving, the inhospitable setting becomes a kind of all-powerful God dictating the conditions and restrictions of both story and shooting.”
“Whether Courteney Cox’s presence was a coincidence or not, the Scream series became less of a scare-fest as it went on, and more like Friends with murders sprinkled in. ”
“While I sincerely doubt that the film will spawn many imitators, I’m glad it exists, because it does what great transgressive art should do: shock the audience out of complacency.”
Tom Hiddleston stars in the long-delayed adaptation of J.G. Ballard’s darkly comical class warfare allegory in which a tower block’s problems with power failures, nocturnal disturbances, and petty neighbor disputes escalate into all-out tribal warfare.
“I’d say the powers that be are trying to collectively piss off an entire region of planet Earth, but I get the feeling everybody gets offended equally here, and it’s just Latin America’s turn.”
Time to wonder... about Wonder Woman! Yeah, obvious word play is obvious.
Stuff You Like celebrates its fifth anniversary with a book review! So Good They Can’t Ignore You is an ode to the Craftsman mentality, learning rare and valuable skills, and passion as a side effect of mastery.
The overlooked awesomeness of Soldier.
The Suspect looks at the Spidey flick hated by many and defended by few: The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Is it really as bad as people make it out to be? Well no, but it has problems by the fuck-ton.
Happy Financial Literacy Month! This episode: Jack and Ralph, saving, Millennials, dividing people into generations for some reason, and why it may not be such a bad idea to take advice from '40s instructional films. Sometimes.
It was inevitable. Everything has changed. Mostly for the better.
In this episode, the Fear Fan has a look at the latest incarnation of the Frankenstein legend. Does it have a life of its own, or does it just wind up on the slab? Tune in and find out!
A sci-fi classic.
Post apocalyptic rat invasion!
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