I am no doubt the last person with indoor plumbing to see Kill Bill, Vol. 1. The buzz has been great, and pretty much everybody I know has proffered liking this movie.
I thought it sucked.
Sure, the cinematography is interesting, and it’s extremely well done from a technical point of view, but the plot goes absolutely nowhere, and the characters make the writing in the Teletubbies seem nuanced and complex. Lots of sound and fury, but there’s nobody home.
Seriously, live action anime? Does the world need this? I vote nay.
Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.
Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.
Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.
The Internet tells Nic to install Ubiquiti gear in his house, so he does, and now he has thoughts.
What I wish I’d known when I started podcasting.
Nic starts a new podcast about—gasp!—American sports.
Mostly excellent non-fiction in this installment. Includes Fantasyland, The Miracle of Dunkirk, Das Reich, The Undoing Project, Waiting for the Punch, Vacationland and Points of Impact.