Quote of the Week #86: Star Trek

Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before. – Captain Kirk, Star Trek: The Original Series This weekend Star Trek Beyond hits US theaters becoming the thirteenth film in…

Quote of the Week #85: The Lobster

Hotel Manager: Now, have you thought about what animal you’d like to be if you end up alone? David: Yes. A Lobster. Hotel Manager: Why a lobster? David: Because lobsters live for over 100 years. Are blue blooded like aristocrats. I also like the sea. Very much. Hotel Manager: A lobster is an excellent choice.…

The Lobster’s cold satire takes a hard look at relationships

In his English language debut Yorgos Lanthimos constructs a dark and biting satire dissecting the way humans view relationships, both romantic and societal. Colin Farrell stars as David, a defeated and newly single man who finds himself checking into a Hotel where he is bluntly tasked with finding love among the other tenants. We soon…

Late to the Party: Deadpool & Zootopia

Zootopia While I waited what felt like forever to see Deadpool, I had no interest in seeing Zootopia, the latest movie from Disney Animation Studios. Actually I only ended up seeing it after a friend cashed in her “you made me see Fantastic Four” chip. Zootopia tells the story of Judy Hopps, the first Rabbit in…

Flashforward: July’s Most Anticipated Films

MOVIE OF THE MONTH: Equals Release date: July 15, 2016 Director: Drake Doremus Cinematography: John Guleserian Production Company: Route One Films, Scott Free Productions Distributed by: A24 Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Kristen Stewart, Guy Pearce, Jacki Weaver Into the Forest Release date: July 15, 2016 Director: Patricia Rozema Screenplay: Patricia Rozema Based on: Into the Forest by Jean Hegland Distributed by: A24 Starring: Ellen Page, Evan Rachel Wood, Max Minghella, Callum Keith…

Quote of the Week #84: Independence Day

President Thomas Whitmore: Good morning. In less than an hour, aircraft from here will join others from around the world. And you will be launching the largest aerial battle in the history of mankind. “Mankind.” That word should have new meaning for all of us today. We can’t be consumed by our petty differences anymore.…

Game of Thrones Fantasy League: Final Results!

Hello Everyone! A lot has happened since I went away before Episode 9. Our character list was cut down substantially in the last pair of episodes thanks to wildfire and northern battling. Of the 68 characters you can choose from as your League combatants, 23 are now dead (11 of whom died in the last two episodes).…