So, because bigotry seems to be all the rage at the moment, I got asked by Soda and Telepaths to write a post about how much bigots suck… I got to 1700 words before I had no choice but to stop for my own health so here you go, read my rambling
Oscar Predictions – 2023
Once again, the time has come to look over the long list of assorted Oscar nominees and say “I, a person with no stakes in this, believe this film should win the little gold naked man” in pretty much every category. Honestly, this year is the year where just about everyone who should’ve been nominated was nominated and the only reason they weren’t is that there are only 5 people allowed per category, there isn’t any real need for my usual soapboxing about why certain people weren’t part of the nominee list… I will, however, make the call now that there will be 14 cringy slap jokes made and none of them will be funny.Continue reading “Oscar Predictions – 2023”
One Bedroom Unit For Rent in Quantum Realm, Still Cheaper Than Sydney
Over on Soda & Telepaths I’ve given satirical article writing a go, because I’m already unfunny when I’m throwing in jokes among genuine critique so why not try to be unfunny without critiques to fall back on!
The Best Performances of 2022
2022 has been another weird year in the ‘pandemic trilogy’ and it’s been another rough one to get through but what has certainly helped, at least on some level, has been a bevy of amazing performances by some incredibly talented actors who have made going to the cinema worthwhile… yes that is a stupid way to start this list, we work with what we have around here.
What follows is a list of 20 performances (plus 5 honourable mentions) that I quite liked in 2022. You might not agree with the people I picked, you might think I’m stupid for picking some of them and you would be right on that but it’s my blog and this is my list, to make it you just have to be wildly entertaining in some way and if you can get here by being absolutely batshit crazy, well good for you. We’re only going with films released in Australia that I’ve been able to see, same as the best and worst lists were except this one is longer because sometimes there are good performances in bad films and they deserve a special list of their own. Also, one person per film for the main list because it makes for more of a challenge so any extras go straight to the honourable mentions listContinue reading “The Best Performances of 2022”
The Top Ten Worst Films of 2022
2022 has been a weird year, a year where we all collectively decided to pretend the pandemic was over (it’s not) and return to whatever we used to call normalcy. It’s meant watching as cinemas slowly got back into the swing of things, the cinemas have managed to stay open all year so now it’s time to go through the films I saw through 2022 and tell you which ones I thought sucked the most… because it’s the list that gets the most clicks and that’s the internet economy for you, the negative stuff gets eyes and I’m still at the point of building this thing up so I need those eyes. (but hey, prove me wrong, go read my Best Of 2022 list and make its numbers higher to prove that positivity is still lucrative(Continue reading “The Top Ten Worst Films of 2022”
The Top Ten Best Films of 2022
2022 has been another strange year, we seem to be having a lot of those lately. This is the year that we all just kind of got bored with the pandemic and decided things should return to normal, meaning even if you wanted to try and avoid society (or as I like to call it “be normal”) you had no choice but to try and take part. For the world of movies, this has actually seen a lot of big things happen, from the box office bouncing up a little more towards being normal to heads of studios changing around to possibly the best news, the end of the Snyderverse (yes I did put that there to weed out people who would be overly upset by that joke, thanks for noticing).Continue reading “The Top Ten Best Films of 2022”
Top 10 Vampire Burning Deaths
Over on the good old Soda & Telepaths I just posted a listicle about the top 10 best burning Vampire deaths… number one will actually surprise you but it probably shouldn’t because if you know me by now, number one is the exact sort of stupid shit that was almost designed to appeal to me