Deconstructing Sweet Home Alabama

I saw the movie Sweet Home Alabama yesterday. It was decently entertaining, but later in the evening, I started thinking about the cultural memes that it is propagating, possibly because I have been reading too many of Jessie’s posts. The rest of this post will involve spoilers so if you have not seen the movie […]

V for Vendetta

I was apprehensive about this movie, because I really like the graphic novel on which it was based. The trailers did not inspire confidence since they were edited as if for an action movie. I also read recently that Alan Moore (the graphic novel author) demanded that his name not be associated with the film. […]


I went and saw Serenity this afternoon. Serenity, for those of you who don’t know, is a movie based in the world of, and starring the characters of, the TV show Firefly. Firefly was the brainchild of Joss Whedon, creator of Buffy and Angel. It never really worked as a TV show, as I once […]

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

When I first heard that they were making a movie out of the HitchHiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, I was horrified. I loved those books. It would not be an exaggeration to say I worshipped them. I had most of the books memorized almost close to verbatim in high school, and could quote chapter and […]

The Core

IMDB link I adored this movie when it came out (as several of my friends who were dragged by me to the Parkway can attest), so I tossed the DVD version into my recently arrived Amazon order. I rewatched it this morning, to have something mindless on while I did some household stuff. The first […]