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what she said: io9’s Charlie Jane Anders…

…on what to call an overload of CGI (in commenting on Predators) It’s a minor miracle to see an action movie in which the action feels organic, and it’s not just a flatulence of CG. (By the way, that’s officially the plural term for a lot of CG, or several CG effects in one place … more…

‘Lost’: the ultimate long con

Charlie Jane Anders at io9 mostly sums up my reaction to the Lost finale (also under discussion here) in a post entitled “Lost was the ultimate long con”: In the end, it’s hard not to see Lost as the longest con of them all. Not because we didn’t get enough answers – it’s really true … more…

the beauty of a bad film

That beauty? The creativity of film critics reaching to new heights of metaphor and poetry in our attempts to encapsulate just how the experience of a bad film impacted us. At the moment, that bad film that is inspiring so much cleverness is, of course, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. I wish I’d come up … more…