• ScreeningNotes

    ★★★★

    My pick for an upcoming "movies we have an irrational affection for" episode of Movies Now and Then

    When I talk about Tron: Legacy, I often find myself jumping to the defensive, trying to respond to criticisms made against the film, but that's not what I want to do here. I'm a defensive guy and I can recognize that about myself, but I don't have any interest in explaining why the film's weaknesses don't bother me. Obviously they don't or…

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  • ScreeningNotes

    ★★★★

    "Do you know Jules Verne?"

    Rewatched for an upcoming podcast episode on movies we love more than everybody else seems to. Needed to make sure I still like it as much as I remembered.

    I do.

    I'm just so charmed with how earnest it is. It takes a very specific kind of big action special effects blockbuster to interrupt its plot in order to have a main character describe a sunrise, only to later double down on this overblown emotional…

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