In the summer “comedy” The Watch, a band of misfits takes on an alien invasion at a Costco. No matter who wins, we lose. Speaking of watches, this week’s 3×3 considers the best countdown timers in movies.
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I was hoping the pure awesomeness of Richard Ayoade would make a different. Also likes me some Jonah Hill.
Dingus, I think you meant to say The Dark Crystal as your #1. Holds up much better.
Nope. The Skeksis freaked me out WAY too much to include that movie on any list.
Touche. That scene where the minions abducted the Podlings scarred me as a child. Now that I think about it, there were a lot of disturbing elements in that movie…still, good use of a countdown.
Dark Crystal totally freaked me out too
Kelly, don’t let these clowns push you around. Venus is the morning star, known as Lucifer (“light-bearer”) in Latin.
As much I liked Attack the block, I definitely understand your reservations Tom. I see Attack the block as a remake/homage to Predator and I think in that way it wanted to set up the kids as tough hombres rather then likable goof balls (a la super 8). The results are a bit icky but I was ultimately okay with the main character playing the part of a black knight…as it were.
I had the rightness nailed but couldn’t muster the give-a-shitness.
Wait…you mean Neptune isn’t the devil god? Huh.
Well, Greco-Roman mythology doesn’t really have a devil figure. Their trickster-god Pan is good-natured, their underworld-ruler Hades is impartial, and the rest of the gods are all assholes anyway.
Kelly Wand claims to be a Canadian, but you can tell he’s still an out-of-touch West Coast Elitist because he thinks there’s something remarkable about there being a Mexican immigrant in Ohio.
“Watch Parts” turned out to be a much better catch phrase than you thought, huh, guys. I took it as Kelly’s two-word review: don’t watch the whole thing.
Brevity is but one of many things lost on those two philistine apologists. And given the economic climate, I find it remarkable that America still has any immigrants at all. BOOM.
What’s a philistine?