this song is about a superhero named tony. it's called "tony's theme."
Yeesh. Been meaning/dreading to catch up with this for a while as my Cronenberg "binge" has been nothing of the sort. For me his movies aren't as relentlessly unpleasant as, say, Lars Von Trier's (but then again, whose are?) but they're still squirmy and nasty. Cronenberg called The Brood his Kramer vs. Kramer, which I don't think I'm supposed to find as funny as I do, but here we are. (Kind of wish we had a scene of
Finally got around to seeing this one. The horror element was fun, and the claustrophobia was genuinely felt, but what I found most compelling was the film's surprisingly progressive representation of gender. The principal cast is made up entirely of women, which seems bold enough (for a film that doesn't take place in a sorority house), but the movie doesn't go out of its way to draw attention to this. These are just people whose friendship is based on their…
Anyway, I watched last night’s John Mulaney/David Byrne episode of SNL and I thought “I wonder if Stop Making Sense is streaming anywhere.” I assumed it wasn’t, but guess what: it’s on Prime right now! You can watch it instead of whatever else you were going to watch! How lucky are we??
One complaint: During “Heaven,” (the version of which they play here is, in my opinion, superior to the otherwise very good studio version) the closed captioning notes the…