Month: August 2015

  • Superman (1978)

    I’m watching the original Superman film with the beautiful Christopher Reeve as Supes. There’s some truly gorgeous cinematography in the opening chapter. Ma Kent is just saying goodbye to teen Supes in a lovely wide shot: And Glenn Ford… he is just magical as Pa Kent: I think Kevin Costner comes close but Ford just…

  • Nichole Galicia

    I’m loving Nichole Galicia as Kindzi in Defiance. Her acting is totally committed, totally in the moment. Whenever she appears on screen, I’m nervous! She actually doesn’t need the CGI snakejaw thing at all, she is quite, quite terrifying without it. I really hope to see her in more SF because I love the way…

  • On Clubbing

    Just got back from town and seeing my friend Tash, the majority of which we spent ogling girls. She’s better at spotting girls than me but I’m stealthier ~ she just blatantly points! We were chatting about clubbing and I was trying to persuade her to come out to Mosh tonight. But she’s got an…

  • Stalinists Unite With Fascists Again

    class-struggle-anarchism: 161crewpoland: Stalinists in bulgaria demonstrating together with fascists from ATAKA party agaist… fascism in Ukraine and NATO. You couldn’t make that shit up… Seems like Putin’s money is a very uniting factor. stay classy Stalinism Hmmm… this seems familiar…. Germany, in 1930, had reached a turning point – for the masses, frustration had turned…

  • Ian McDiarmid

    I’ve just watched my fave ep of Inspector Morse. It’s my fave due largely to it featuring my favourite villain, Hugo De Vries, played by the wonderful Ian McDiarmid: I love this ep because it’s full on madness: set-ups, disguises, mis-direction, all under the control of De Vries. It’s like a classic Hitchcock where the…

  • Trot Stuff

    northern-irish-lefty: The Communist side of Tumblr seems to be quite split. There are people defending the USSR and denouncing Trotskyists (I will admit, the USSR improved some aspects of life) and then there’s the other side of Trotskyists and some AnComs who are denouncing the USSR and such. It would be interesting if this site…

  • Defiance S3E8 – My Name Is Datak Tarr And I Have Come To Kill You

    WOAAH! I did not see that end coming. Tarr goes to the enemy camp, I thought, this is it. They’ve been having the kid flashbacks to his Dad, we’ve seen the history of the blade, he can finally atone for everything and go out with honour. AND THEN HE SAWS HIS OWN FUCKING ARM OFF??…

  • Cop Rock (1990)

    Cop Rock is an American musical police drama series that aired on ABC in 1990. The show, a police drama presented as a musical, was co-created by Steven Bochco, who also served as executive producer. TV Guide ranked it #8 on TV Guide’s List of the 50 Worst TV Shows of All Time list in…

  • Fantastic Four

    So, I saw FF last night and I’m still really confused by it. It feels like it was pulling in two different directions. The first was towards the emotional realism of Trank’s awesome Chronicle and the second yer standard Marvel action film. I re-watched Chronicle again this week before FF and I still love it and the…