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  1. Rest
    March 7th, 2015 10:51 PM
    Yo! Really sorry for the late reply, had a brutally long, sleepless week of exams, but am back now :3

    Yes! I haven't checked out the new season yet but I'm considering watching Girls first, rather than, say, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt or Broad City, since I've been craving some seriously witty and pessimistic TV as of late. Is Ray and Shoshanna getting some good material this time round? They're the best, funniest parts of the show to me, hahah.

    And ey! I'm padlocking 2014, after 51 films (reached my goal of 50, the surplus being Miss Julie, which I thought I had good hunch for but apparently was too exorbitant and loud for me). I STILL haven't seen Inherent Vice, Foxcatcher, Timbuktu, and Mommy, among others, but I'll forego those for now to post this:

    1-5 : Boyhood, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Jauja, Edge of Tomorrow, Stations of the Cross
    6-10 : Maps to the Stars, Jersey Boys, Da Sweet Blood of Jesus, American Sniper, A Most Violent Year
    11-15 : Buzzard, Goodbye to Language 3D, Obvious Child, Journey to the West (Xi You), Selma


    51 : Lilting

    Yeah, it's a mixed bag, but they've all brought me to a greater appreciation and understanding, as well as a richer insight, into the medium. Cinematic conventions and radicalism done well, as well as sheer dramatic absurdity, and even those that prove the fecundity of ideas permeating the box office, they're all there in some capacity and I love 'em all. Total opposites to Lilting, probably the most maudlin, most tame film I saw from last year. On to 2015
  2. Nihilego
    March 7th, 2015 4:50 PM
    heh. Well damn that's... argh, I'm jealous haha. For some reason though I am not all that surprised about the lack of stage presence although I feel like a lot of stuff from Hospice is pretty delicate. Dunno if they played much from Burst Apart and Familiars though - I imagine the former would at least have some stuff for them to play about with on stage.
  3. Nihilego
    March 6th, 2015 6:04 AM
    do one.

    When did you see them live though?! And in all seriousness, why didn't you like Hospice (or like it least, anyway)?
  4. Gold warehouse
    February 25th, 2015 7:03 PM
    Gold warehouse
    Aiming for early June.

    It's a really cool place. I felt like I was at home within a matter of days, I'm hoping stay there for a very long time.
  5. Nihilego
    February 25th, 2015 12:50 PM
    god sake jon
  6. Nihilego
    February 25th, 2015 12:34 PM
    i can see how not knowing which threads i am viewing is a severe loss to you
  7. Nihilego
    February 25th, 2015 12:24 PM
    haha why do you need to stalk me?
  8. Nihilego
    February 25th, 2015 12:20 PM
    almost definitely :)
  9. Rest
    February 25th, 2015 10:15 AM
    Oh yeah, and I know you're still keeping in touch with TV and the Emmys so check this out if you haven't yet:
  10. Rest
    February 25th, 2015 10:13 AM
    You got 70-something-percent right, that's great I guess? Am bit iffy with the Birdman win when there's Boyhood, Grand Budapest and American Sniper contending but it's whatever. It's a good film! Dat cinematography! Though that screenplay win is pretty irksome (should have gone to Grand Budapest). And that John Travolta portion. Christ on sale.

    Also, you should really be updating your blog more. Maybe put the reviews you make on Letterboxd into some sort of Week in Review thing on your Wordpress? I would definitely read it; I love the way you write. Its bookmark would so perfectly sit next to some other film blogs I subscribe to.

    Eyyy, your rating for Kumiko is making me feel sad. Is it that bad? A Fargo "meta spin-off" thing starring Kikuchi was sounding so great to me.
  11. Gold warehouse
    February 22nd, 2015 6:07 PM
    Gold warehouse
    yeah i imagine the rym charts are practically identical. never understood the love for pulp fiction mysef either, as good as it is.

    nice. I miss London, but I love Brighton so am looking forward to that. We should get together with Adri again some time.
  12. Lucid
    February 22nd, 2015 12:02 PM
    It's cool, you aren't alone.
  13. Lucid
    February 21st, 2015 4:55 PM
    I remember you and now I feel old.
  14. Gold warehouse
    February 20th, 2015 1:09 PM
    Gold warehouse
    hey. yeah im familiar with letterbox'd but mostly use rateyourmusic for music and film.

    i'm back in the UK, currently in Falmouth but soon to be in Brighton. hbu?
  15. maccrash
    February 19th, 2015 3:26 PM
    yeah I thought I was ready for it )': I'll probably watch The Seventh Seal sometime soon. I feel like there's definitely something in Persona that I just wasn't picking up on that first time, so someday. maybe I will love it eventually.

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    My name is Jon. I used to be a Super Moderator here until about 2005. I came back in 2011 and was one AGAIN for a year, for some weird-ass reason! Now I just lurk.
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Latest Blog Entry

Posted April 2nd, 2015 at 2:25 AM by Mr Cat Dog Comments 5
Posted inCulture... meh!

Apologies for those expecting a Futurama reference, but I can assure you that I have not missed a 'the' in the title of this blog post.

I assume that maybe three people will check this out (those three being shenanigans, maccrash and Rest), but I thought I'd do my part to publicise the brilliant new short animated film World of Tomorrow by Don Hertzfeldt. The brief synopsis is below, although...

Posted April 6th, 2014 at 6:07 AM by Mr Cat Dog Comments 1
So I wake up this morning, have a shower, get dressed, open up Twitter: all standard Sunday morning stuff. And then this pops up on my Twitter feed:


Posted March 10th, 2014 at 3:18 PM by Mr Cat Dog Comments 6
So... it's been a while! But it'll be worth it when you see evidence of my visit to London's first cat cafe! Similar to the ones in Japan, Lady Dinah's Cat Emporium opened up on March 1 of this year in London (about 15 minutes from my house)... and it's already fully booked up until June! Deservedly so, as well. Home to about 10 rescue kitties - all adorable - it's a supremely relaxing environment where you can read a good book (on offer included The Art of War by Sun Tzu, Long Day's Journey Into...

Posted December 11th, 2013 at 7:37 AM by Mr Cat Dog Comments 1
Posted inCulture... meh!
The following may not be suitable to all ages.
The following is suitable for people aged 13 or over.

A bit of background is necessary for this one, as it's my favourite in this burgeoning 'series' of blog posts and a bit of context goes a long way.

At the end of last month, in and around Thanksgiving, I went to the US for just over a week to visit some friends out there (one in New York who is from there originally, the other in Virginia who's doing an internship at NATO for 6 months). I'm lucky enough to have been to NYC a number of times, so have done...

Posted November 6th, 2013 at 1:33 PM by Mr Cat Dog Comments 5
Posted inCulture... meh!
A pretty interesting article comparing Nintendo's recent fortunes to those of Walt Disney Animation Studios in the early 1980s.

If you like either of those things (whether recent or from the early 1980s), I suggest checking out this article.

Let me know what you think in the comments!

(I haven't totally left this place forever, just yet. :D)
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