Archives for November, 2013

Hunger Games Needs More Hunger

A very short non-spoiler note about “Catching Fire” written on my phone. What I think is missing from the thematic resonance of “Catching Fire” is the culturally ingrained fascination and addiction to the sport and the implied reflection born onto real life. Without having read the books, it’s not hard to see that Suzanne Collins […]

The Mid-Credits Teaser in THOR: THE DARK WORLD

I’m not going to spoil anything major in Thor: The Dark World in this. But if you literally don’t want to know anything, stop reading now and go see the movie (and the credits teases…both of them). Here’s what you saw. Sif and Volstagg took the Aether (the mcguffin from the movie) and gave it […]

Thor: The Dark World – Good Movie, Great Sequel

Thor: The Dark World is very much the Thor film that you wanted to see the first time. It has the sense of grand galactic scope and other-worldliness that Thor was sorely lacking. Most of the things you were hoping to see more of in the original, you’ll get in spades here, but you won’t get the feeling […]