more stars than in the heavens

not in our stars, but in ourselves

maybe the last time I’ll talk about this

It’s settled, it’s final, there’s no chance to change it now: Hillary Clinton is the official Democratic candidate for president, and Donald Trump is the official Republican candidate.  I just … Continue reading

July 27, 2016 · 2 Comments

Too darn hot

I’m late to the Michael Mann party, as I am late to most parties.  Manhunter was enough to convince me that he is indeed a genius, and worthy of all the … Continue reading

July 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

over-the-top roundup

1. Before I delve into the shitty stuff, here’s something fun: the Nitrate Diva (who rules, and who’s worth following) has been showcasing sparkly movie costumes on her Twitter feed. … Continue reading

July 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mann: Hunter

Did you really feel so depressed after you shot Mr. Garret Jacob Hobbs to death? I didn’t know you then, but I think you probably did. But it wasn’t the … Continue reading

July 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

off-track, as usual

Okay, I promise to give you kids a real-live movie review tomorrow, but in the meantime: how do you all deal with the crippling knowledge that we are effectively in … Continue reading

July 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

no laughing matter, man

I was going to write a real post today.  Honest, I was.  But I have been mad and red and nude online since about 11:00 this morning, and I need … Continue reading

July 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

F for Fake

Literature is invention. Fiction is fiction. To call a story a true story is an insult to both art and truth. Every great writer is a great deceiver, but so … Continue reading

July 6, 2016 · Leave a comment