As a piece of craft, this is a smack in the face to Hollywood’s bloated blockbusters. As a piece of pulp, it brings a sharp, smart feminist twist to familiar tropes of cinematic paranoia.
A winsome spell of romance and nostalgia and adorably dorky passion. This is not a portrait of people with an odd hobby: it is a hymn to mechanical beauty.
Google predicts movie hits; John McTiernan is wasting away in prison for no good reason; why American journalism sucks; and more…
Stuff my followers on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ saw today…
If not, why not? If you’re one of the few who doesn’t have any kind of cell phone at all, why not?
I can’t see The Muppets, so I’m consoling myself a bit by looking at old trailers.
Looking at this story again, in the light of distance and in seeing reflections of what Doctor Who has become since 2005, I realize there was so much more that impacted me, and that it’s so much richer than I realized at the time.
Poor Siri, coping with the meaning of life and the legacy of HAL 9000!
Yes, it shouts “Exterminate!” and make laser-gun noises at you.
Thanks to the suggestions of several readers, I went to U.K. mobile provider 3, and I got a deal on an iPhone 4 that seems ridiculous when compared to what’s on offer in the States.