Entries Tagged as 'movies'

Monday, October 14th, 2013

Objectionable

Our technology is turning us all into objects. And it doesn’t matter how you treat objects, does it?   I have been responsible for more selfies than most people. I didn’t take them. They’re not of me. But I launched an app which allows users to easily create mirrored images. So the leap from this: […]

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

The Last Exit To The Millennium

“Those of us who watched Kids as adolescents,” writes Caroline Rothstein, in her Narrative.ly piece Legends Never Die, “Growing up in an era before iPhones, Facebook, and Tiger Moms, had our minds blown from wherever we were watching–whether it was the Angelika Film Center on the Lower East Side or our parents’ Midwestern basements. We were captivated […]

Friday, May 10th, 2013

The Search For Stark

First of all, do yourself a favor and watch this 2 minutes and 44 seconds of utter awesomeness above. Then recall the ending of Iron Man 3. In fact, recall the entire 130 minutes of its insulting, technology guilt-laden self-hatred. Or better yet, don’t do that. If you’ve been here since 2010, you know that […]

Monday, March 5th, 2012

The Next 21st Century Superhero Will Be a Chick

A musician friend of mine was once seeing the best friend of a famous heiress and he told me this story: “I had been dating her for a month and one night she invited me out to go meet her whole crew for the first time. I was SUPER nervous. Meeting the group of friends […]

Monday, February 13th, 2012

(The Craft + Carrie) * ♂ = Chronicle

I’ll start by stating for the record that I LOVED Josh Trank’s Chronicle. I’d been excited to see it ever since I first saw the the trailer, below, which is basically structured unlike any other I’d ever seen. And the movie was, indeed, awesome. I wholly agree with assessments like Entertainment Weekly’s that “the movie […]