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Monthly Archive: May, 2013

Game of Thones: “Second Sons” (ep. 3.8) Episode Recap

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**full spoilers for Season 3, Episode 8 “Second Son” below** I’ve mentioned this before but a common theme this season seems to be the redemption of characters that we used to hate, or… Continue reading

The Red Badge of Savagery – “Star Trek Into Darkness” Review

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Early on in Star Trek Into Darkness Kirk engages some Klingons in a rather brutal shoot out complete with fisticuffs. Kirk is left with one of the few indications that anyone in the future… Continue reading

The Trouble With Nerds

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Time for a completely unscientific look at the nerd culture. I’m a huge fan of JJ Abrams‘s work. His Spielberg-esque, modern sensibilities allow him to rejuvenate franchises well as he create new ones. I… Continue reading

The Surprisingly Pretty Good Gatsby

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I’ve preemptively complained about Baz Luhrmann‘s take on The Great Gatsby to anyone who would listen (especially here). Produced by Jay-Z, the soundtrack was littered with his friends and family and primarily hip-hop artists… Continue reading

Airborne Toxic Event at House of Blues Boston (5/10/13)

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Imagine my astonishment and gratitude when as an early birthday present, I received the following: If you’ve never been to the House of Blues Boston, then you’re missing out on one of the… Continue reading

Simon Pegg and the Apocalypse: Reactions to “The World’s End” Trailer Debut

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YF-4c8U-mUI] Fans of Simon Pegg likely know him best for his iconic role of Shaun in Shaun of the Dead and its spiritual follow-up, Hot Fuzz. You probably loved the first and found the… Continue reading

The Sounds of Disaster: Comments on the Soundtrack to “The Great Gatsby”

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Apropos to this terrible article, I recently became aware that people are worshipping Baz Luhrmann as some kind of false idol and are blatantly misreading the source material for his upcoming new movie that… Continue reading

The Enemy’s Gate Is Down – Ender’s Game Trailer Reaction

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I’ve dreamt of a movie adaptation of Ender’s Game since 2001. My brother-in-law gave the book to me as a Christmas gift and it was my first true science fiction novel. Over the past… Continue reading

Game of Thones: “The Climb” (ep. 3.6) Episode Recap

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**full spoilers for Season 3, Episode 6 “The Climb” below** Dany’s turn has come to be absent in the most recent episode of Game of Thrones. While she is likely off freeing slaves and… Continue reading

The Resurrection of Tony Stark

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**WARNING MILD SPOILERS INBOUND** I usually hate it when someone starts out a review with some sweeping generalization of an idea, but I’m about to do it. I just wanted you to know… Continue reading

Summer Movie Preview Part Deux

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Star Trek Into Darkness May 17 J.J. Abrams, King of Nerds, is back with what looks like a hell of a film. In 2009 Abrams pulled off one of the most successful reboots… Continue reading

2013 Summer Movie Preview Part One

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It’s official: with it being May 3, the summer blockbuster season has begun! But with seemingly great new movies coming out on a weekly basis, how do you know what’s worth your time?… Continue reading

New Girl: “Virgins” (ep. 2.23) Recap

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**Warning: SPOILERS for the episode below** SO many things went right in last night’s episode of New Girl. Perhaps taking a page out of of the How I Met Your Mother book (no,… Continue reading

Snippets April 2013 Spotify Playlist

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Snippets April 2013 Spotify Playlist Take a look at what we’ve been listening to for the past month!