watch it: “josh holloway audition tape”

Lost may be over, but it will never be over. Just look at this: io9 dug up the audition tapes for many of the actors who ended up in the main cast. I feature Josh Holloway here because he’s the cast member I’d most like to fuck: But you can also watch audition performances by … more…

I Sell the Dead (review)

If it were a 30-minute comic episode of *The Twilight Zone,* this ambitious low-budget flick might not have overstayed its welcome, but dragged out to three times that running time, it cannot help but be more miss than hit.

trailer break: ‘I Sell the Dead’

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… Awesome title. Sounds like a Sam Raimi movie. Awesome dialogue: “I need more corpses, and I need them now.” Well, who doesn’t? Awesome concept: a comedy about graverobbing is what the world has been waiting for. It’s nice to see that Dominic Monaghan has not let Lost … more…

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (review)

The words I keep coming back to, the ones that seem to fit this most astonishing of films best, are ‘terrible’ and ‘awful.’ The old-fashioned senses of the words are what I’m talking about: Peter Jackson has given us a grandly eloquent film that inspires more terror and more awe than anything I’ve seen in a long time. I can compare my reaction to it only with the moviegoing experiences of my childhood, when the hugeness, the all-encompassing-ness of movies in all ways — emotionally, viscerally, visually, aurally — first astounded me, when ‘Night on Bald Mountain’ and Darth Vader’s stormtroopers horrified me to such a degree that I can still feel it.