Martin McClellan

Martin McClellan

Designer for @breakingnews. Novelist in pupal stage. Less opinionated than curious.

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  • Murder by Death

    Murder by Death


    Saw this in the theater when it first came out, and loved it to death then. Much more problematic today (ouch, Sellers playing a Chinese character with about as much cultural grace as Hollywood used to afford "orientals"), but still some fun parts. 22 Twain, for example, is a joke that I've remembered since I was 7.

  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2


    Throughly entertaining big-tent circus show, in the kind of world I always wanted SF to create. Dirty, raw, tough, mean, real, with honest emotions. Still living within a formulaic approach, but approaches it with humor and a wink, and gives nod to real feelings.

Popular reviews

  • High Fidelity

    High Fidelity


    I tried to find this movie on vinyl, but all the fucking dj's are hoarding it.

  • Showgirls


    The Hipster's lament:

    If I give it an serious low score as a bad movie, than people won't think I "get" how funny it is. If I give it an ironic high score, then people might think I actually "liked" the film. Oh, Irony! Wicked muse.