Monthly Archives: December 2010

The September Issue

My new Netflix subscription has facilitated my recent addiction to documentaries, and the most recent is The September Issue. The film follows the creation of 2007 September issue of Vogue magazine.

Netflix and The King of Kong

So after years of people telling me how awesome it is, I finally decided to get Netflix. It’s only $10/month for DVDs and instant viewing of many movies! I originally got Netflix so I could watch the 2005 version of Pride and Prejudice, but it’s apparently disc-only, just like most of the movies I could […]

TRON: LEGACY, almost-4/5

I saw TRON: LEGACY last night in 3D. As you’re aware from past blog posts, I’m not a fan of 3D in general, but I figured the TRON (which will henceforth be called “Tron” since I don’t like capslocking) people would do it in a classy manner. They did. I was impressed. The 3D was […]

Mac culture

I’ve spent the last several months doing research on Mac culture for my Comm 3020 final project (the class is Media and Pop Culture) and, in the process, found a couple of very interesting films that I highly recommend. The first is MacHEADS, a 2009 so-called “fanboy” documentary about the history of Mac (and Apple) […]

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, part 1

This Harry Potter premiere was the first that I had no terrible desire to see; I waited several weeks to actually go check it out. I’ve cited several reasons for the delay. First, with the last book coming out several years ago (July of 2007), my interest in the Harry Potter craze has died down. […]