movie log, 2 of n

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Bits and Pieces


It’s been five months since the first movie log. Looking back, I was convinced that I hadn’t watched as many movies as before. Life had been relentless; certainly there hadn’t been time to join the usual watch parties? And that, kids, is why you should always rely on data instead Read more…

movie log, 1 of n

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Bits and Pieces


I’ve never been a “movie person.” Stories of all kinds compel me, but I’ve never had any particular interest in, nor attachment to, film. The most commitment I’ve consistently shown is shushing people for talking in a theatre, but that’s more about preserving the experience rather than any distinct reverence Read more…

Screenshot of Imperial Destroyer looming over a planet

Star Wars on the brain

Star Wars has been top of mind here lately, thanks to the upcoming Han Solo movie. I’m as excited about a new Star Wars film as anyone, but there are other characters that could’ve made for more fascinating solo-movie material than Han. Case in point: That’s the blessing and curse Read more…

On “Citizenfour”

Last Thursday, I filed my last articles of 2016 for both jobs. Buzzer-beaters, to be sure, but I celebrated all the same by putting on a movie. There was nothing remotely festive on my flash drive, it was a bit too late to dig up alternatives, and the US Congress’ Read more…