I didn't really follow the Pussy Riot trial as it was going on, but hearing "feminist punk band arrested" does cause a pretty deep-seated Pavlovian response to kick in for me. So I don't regret my "Free Pussy Riot" tattoo because what was I doing with the upper-half of my back anyway?
Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer is a not very good documentary about a fairly interesting subject. I really appreciate what Pussy Riot was doing, but the film ultimately…
This was like an animated version of those sweet Yes album covers by Roger Dean. If you know what I'm talking about then you've probably smoked enough grass to enjoy this movie.
Turns out this was made by the same guy who made Fantastic Planet and Time Masters, neither of which I have seen but both of which I am highly interested in now. In all honesty, I would have a hard time telling anyone exactly what the plot is;…
Django Unchained was facing an uphill battle with me considering it was following Inglourious Basterds, a film that was not only a return to form for Quentin Tarantino after missing the mark with Kill Bill Vol.2 and Death Proof, but one that saw him very successfully expanding on his style.
Django is a good bit of fun, filled with everything we've grown to expect from Tarantino: colorful characters, brutal violence, great dialogue, brutal violence, salty humor, and brutal violence. But…