The Many Eyes of Shia LaBeouf

After a recent re-screening of a particular scene of Disturbia in class, I decided to take up some good ole’ diligent student initiative and re-watch the entire movie again. I hadn’t seen this film since its release in theaters (2007), and I remember it not blowing me away, but still being a very solid picture. Upon my…

eXistenZ-tialism

PSA – I recently realized that the optimal format for reading my posts is NOT in a full-screen browser. If you minimize the window slightly, the image on the left is reduced so it doesn’t take up half of the page, and it also reveals the entire image. My browser is never full-screen, so I hadn’t…

I Can Dig It

Walter Hill. When people mention Walter Hill, most would think of any of the ‘Alien’ films that he produced/wrote (all of them), or possibly even Prometheus. For me, Walter Hill is the genius behind two of my favorite films – ‘Streets of Fire’ (a la Willem Dafoe, in one of his finest roles), and more notably, ‘The…

(500) Words of Comment

NOTE: I have not actually ever seen ‘500 Days of Summer’ in its entirety, and am only referring to the clip below. “He believed that this time, his expectations would align with reality…” These are the last words we hear from the narrator before the screen splits into two sections: as you would expect –…