Wong Kar Wai double feature
- 15 Mar 2023
- These two movies are must-sees among the Hong Kong genre, although your enjoyment might vary.
Super Bowl LVII
- 13 Feb 2023
- This Super Bowl really seems to mark a new era for the NFL.
2022 World Cup
- 21 Dec 2022
- Despite its unusual aspects, the 2022 World Cup has had everything that soccer fans hope to see.
A weekend remembered
- 31 May 2022
- I wasn't amazed, but I did expect to be entertained, and I was entertained. Besides the start of summer, these three properties signalled a return to pre-COVID times, in their own ways.
A weekend to remember
- 27 May 2022
- This weekend is something of a return to the Before Times. I plan to watch a binge-worthy show on Netflix, a surefire blockbuster in theaters, and a soccer final held in a full stadium.
- 24 Apr 2022
- The movie has inspired an attempted assassination of a president and countless "You talkin' to me?" impressions. Its protagonist straddles the thin lines separating villainy and heroism. Victimhood might be a factor, too. This post contains spoilers.
NFL rams past bungles
- 15 Feb 2022
- The St Louis Rams bested the Cincinnati Bengals, 23-20, in the closest Super Bowl in recent years. It capped a memorable playoff season.
Metal Gear Solid 2
- 1 Jan 2022
- Metal Gear Solid 2, released in 2001, is the source of my fondest gaming memory. This post contains spoilers.
West Side Story (2021)
- 20 Dec 2021
- This movie is faithful to the musical, but its style is more contemporary and its context is more grounded. It might not be better than its cinematic predecessor. Regardless, it's a timeless story about love and fear, hope and hate.
- 7 Dec 2021
- This mini-series is less regarded than its spiritual predecessor, Band of Brothers. Its story is less cohesive, but its unflinching depiction of a long and bitter war sets it apart.