Author: Lindsay

And that’s all I have to say about that.

I have a thread on my forum at TGWTG where people can ask me questions, and usually they’re of a rather irrelevant nature, as questions to the tune of “What’s it like being an extremely minor Internet celebrity?” get old pretty fast. (Answer: it’s okay.)  Sometimes they’re of a rather…erm… interesting nature, but I had…

Comic Diamonds from Cinematic Rough

I’ve started collecting some of my favorite quotes relating to Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Here’s a sampling: “This is the first time a movie has attempted to teabag an audience.” “And why couldn’t an Autobot translate these symbols? Because Bumblebee is mute and the Racist Twins are poor black robots from the slums of…

Ushering in a New Era

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is transcendent. Transcendent may not be an adequate term for how much this film is going to change the face of cinema. It is beyond post-modern. It’s post-intelligent. Yes, I believe this film is simply the flagship of a new era; we are entering the era of post-intelligence.

But we have luff! The Day The Earth Stood Still

Films like this that bring in otherworldly characters and attempt to place a tangible value on the meaning of life are tangling with issues that have lacked answers since before philosophy as a study even came to exist. If you must place value on human life, what can you say it is? Is it possible to even do so without getting super-subjective and, dare I say, sentimental?

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