Half Nelson (2006)

Half Nelson (2006) – I remember I met a girl once who, a year or so after Pirates of the Caribbean, said she would see any movie that Johnny Depp was in. Actually I met a lot of girls like that. The Libertine came out shortly thereafter. I don’t think any of those girls saw … Continue reading

Alien (1979)

Alien (1979) – So Starfleet is a pretty cool idea. I mean a sort of egalitarian organization that goes around exploring and keeping the peace. That’s part of the utopian vision of Star Trek. (Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek, anyway, I don’t know so much about J.J. Abrams’s…) A lot of space-set science fiction tends to … Continue reading