Speculating the Plot of Indiana Jones 5

October 08, 2014 / by / 12 Comments

Have you heard the news? Indiana Jones 5 is apparently happening. Why, one might ask? It’s hard to say with any certainty, seeing as the most recent installment, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, was an unmistakeable affront to the dignity and emotions of at least three generations of Americans.

Skeleton Twins is exactly the same as Garden State

We Didn’t See That: Skeleton Twins

September 26, 2014 / by / 18 Comments

Every so often Ali reviews a movie she hasn’t actually seen, based solely on comments from Twitter, IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes, etc. This week, she reviews The Skeleton Twins.


5 Sports Movie Pitches Based on the Current State of Football

September 22, 2014 / by / 33 Comments

It is a momentous time in both the NCAA and the NFL. The NCAA is increasingly under pressure to dramatically alter its contractual standing with student-athletes, and the NFL is increasingly under pressure to acknowledge the existence of women as sentient beings.


Qui-Gon Brings Drake Before the Jedi Council

August 14, 2014 / by / 16 Comments

During an unexpected stop on the remote planet of Tattooine, Jedi Knight Qui-Gon Jinn encountered a young man named Drake. Seeing the young boy’s potential to bring balance to the Force, he has brought him to Coruscant to ask the Jedi Council for permission to train him as a Jedi.

Ali reviews Guardians of the Galaxy, without actually having seen the movie.

We Didn’t See That: Guardians of the Galaxy

August 06, 2014 / by / 11 Comments

Every so often Ali reviews a movie she hasn’t actually seen, based solely on comments  from Twitter, IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes, etc. This week, she reviews Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy.

DC's Batman movies need to stop taking their cues from Frank Miller's "Dark Knight" series.

DC Doesn’t Understand Batman

August 04, 2014 / by / 12 Comments

Happy belated Batman Day! That’s right, among the many idiosyncratic, uncelebrated semi-real holidays that dot America’s hidden calendar, somewhere between Rat-catchers Day and National Tequila Day, there is apparently a day dedicated solely to celebrating the Dark Knight of Gotham City.


Why Aren’t The Apes In “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” Eating Their Own Shit?

July 16, 2014 / by / 19 Comments

It’s best I kick this off with a disclaimer: I am not a fanboy of the Planet of the Apes franchise and I have not even seen any other installments. I thought about seeing Rise of the Planet of the Apes in theaters, but quickly realized that if I want to watch a movie detailing the adventures of James Franco and an ape, I might as well just watch Pineapple Express. 

Four amazing short films you should watch this week

Keeping It Short: Four Short Films You Should Watch Right Now

June 03, 2014 / by / 20 Comments

It’s impossible to resist the power of a good movie. From the emotional depths you can explore watching dramas like 12 Years a Slave and Citizen Kane, to the stomach-aching laughs you can experience watching comedies like The Muppets and The Big Lebowski – there is no limit to the power of the cinema. However, movies don’t have to be two-hour long ordeals to impact us.


Plumber Creates X-Men Magneto Shoes That Let Him Walk on Ceilings

May 22, 2014 / by / 62 Comments

There are a lot of awful inventions out there. From Pajama Jeans to the WaxVac, the world is filled with terrible ideas that somehow become real things. However, now and then there are some pretty awesome inventions that we all need to stop and admire. Now is one of those times.


The Amazing Spiderman 2 Review

May 06, 2014 / by / 89 Comments

The Amazing Spiderman 2 doesn’t live up to the adjective in its title – but it’s pretty good.