Posts Tagged ‘SFX’

2012

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

Oh no! Touchdown Jesus!When the end of the world finally comes, you can be relatively certain that somewhere in the æther Roland Emmerich will be taking notes and comparing it to his œuvre. (And yes, I’m very proud I was able to use both “æ” and “œ” in one sentence, thank you for noticing.) His films are destruction pornography for anarchists: there’s a brief, plot-thin, badly-acted intro, a few uncomfortable moments of fumbling around, and the next thing you know the pool boy is naked and the Earth is being death-humped by aliens. And like porn, they are exciting, entertaining in the way you expect, and leave you feeling a little dirty afterward. (more…)

Transformers 2

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

Yeah, but does it change colors if you press your thumb on it?This is not a good movie. It is artless, it is crass, it is vaguely racist, and it sets back international relations 50 years or more.

But God help me. I loved it. (more…)