What better way to ring in the holidays than with the rise and fall and rerise of Robert Downey Jr.? How about a DOUBLE LENGTH EPISODE?
This week, a flick somehow infinitely more sensitive and heartfelt than the thousands of other Manpain Revenge Movies that ripped it off. I cannot believe I somehow missed watching this as a teenager.
Some rascally kids spend two years locked in an attic and get up to good, wholesome fun. Really though, we’re talking about a VC Andrews story. So….heads up for discussion of sexual assault, child abuse, and incest. Links below the cut.
Well, Fox. You did it. And by “it,” I mean you scrubbed and sanded one of the flagship pieces of alternative queer media until it was 87% heterosexual. Congratufuckinglations, Murdoch and co., I knew you could do. I just wanted to believe you had more class. Let me […]
Welcome to Trash & Treasures! We rescue the movies others throw away. As I toil away on Gankutsuou – posts apparently determined to be difficult to write in a manner proportional to my love for the series – I wanted to take this moment to share an exciting […]
Hand in hand with the human fascination with death comes the desire to defang it – to make it bearable and understandable. And yet, horror comedies are perilously difficult to pull off with much success, often veering toward one or the other or coming off with a unpleasantly […]
Here is what I knew about Ghostbusters prior to this weekend: there are proton packs, one shouldn’t cross the streams, there’s a bit with a giant Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, the cartoon (in which Slimer was mascot) came on before Digimon, and if the song was playing that […]