new DVD releases in Region 2, May 25

green light (definitely check it out): The Reader: Kate Winslet likes books and teenaged boys. [Amazon U.K.] [now available at Amazon U.S.] Tokyo!: Think Tokyo je t’aime, but weirder. [Amazon U.K.] [preorder at Amazon U.S.] Pushing Daisies: Complete Season 2: How come England gets an American TV show on DVD before we do? No fair! … more…

trailer break: ‘Land of the Lost’

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… Ah, I see that no nods will be given to the earnestness of the original show. This makes me sad: This show warped my tiny brain as a child with its talk of time warps and intelligent dinosaurs and such, and it would have been nice to … more…

another Wednesday…

Another shocking lack of new Pushing Daisies. Hel-loooo? ABC? Are you out there? Are you ever going to put us out of our misery and give us the final three episodes? Bastards.

bias update

obsession: Doctor Who (a new episode!) boyfriend: Lee Pace in Pushing Daisies (when oh when are we gonna get those last three episodes?) psyched: absolutely nothing (I’m exhausted from being psyched for so many movies — time for a break) dreading: He’s Just Not That Into You (oh, you know what: maybe he’s a jerk) … more…

won’t you watch the merely very-good movies of 2008?

In this season of Oscar nominations and critics’ awards, gala ceremonies and acceptance speeches, won’t you give a thought to the merely very-good films of 2008, those that could not make it to the rarefied ranks of the best of the the best of the best simply because they lacked, perhaps, the benefit of the … more…

too late now, but ‘Pushing Daisies’ is on Twitter

My email in-box was just bombarded with notes informing me that Ned the piemaker, the girl named Chuck, fabric arts-loving PI Emerson Cod, itty-bitty waitress Olive Snook, and dead-dog Digby are now following me on Twitter. I, of course, reciprocated, and clicked “follow” on all their Twitter pages. It’s probably way too late to save … more…

bias update

obsession: Doctor Who (a new episode!) boyfriend: Lee Pace in Pushing Daisies (three more episodes to go *sigh*) psyched: absolutely nothing (I’m exhausted from being psyched for so many movies — time for a break) dreading: Bride Wars (more proof that Hollywood hates women) enemy: Frank Miller, for mangling The Spirit (an utter abuse of … more…

bias update

obsession: Doctor Who (I’m wallowing in DVDs…) boyfriend: Lee Pace in Pushing Daisies (three more episodes to go *sigh*) psyched: absolutely nothing (I’m exhausted from being psyched for so many movies — time for a break) dreading: absolutely nothing (dreading is exhausting, too) enemy: the makers of Bedtime Stories (because they took the lazy way … more…

bias update

obsession: Doctor Who (I’m wallowing in DVDs…) boyfriend: Lee Pace in Pushing Daisies (three more episodes to go *sigh*) psyched: absolutely nothing (I’m exhausted from being psyched for so many movies — time for a break) dreading: Bedtime Stories (Zohan notwithstanding, I’m still not an Adam Sandler fan) enemy: the makers of Delgo (how could … more…