In the modern day, a girl reads a book. The Old Author wrote the book in 1985, about when he was a young author. The book takes place in the Grand Budapest Hotel of the 1960’s, and tells of the Young Author meeting Old Zero Mustafa, and the story that Old Zero relays to him.… Continue reading What I Learned from The Grand Budapest Hotel
This is a follow-up to my post Blogging Search Terms; or, My Greatest Hits where I used WordPress Search Terms to create a kind of a Q&A. How this basically works is that in some cases, WordPress analytics allows me to see what people searched on google to find this blog. So, below, I’ve compiled a… Continue reading More Greatest Hits: Blogging Search Terms Part 2!
Well, hey! We’ve made it to the end of a decade! Isn’t that neat? That makes this the perfect time to look back and honor our favorite movies from each of the past ten years, so Hugh and I put this below list together. 2010 Academy Award for Best Picture: The King’s Speech Highest-grossing: Toy… Continue reading Our Favorite Movies of the 2010s | Drew and Hugh
Since August, I’ve been taking a look at my ten favorite movies, as a means of remembering what I love about them. And let me tell you, this has been a genuine pleasure. But now that I’ve taken a look at all of these films individually, let’s take a look at all of them together.… Continue reading Personal Favorites: Conclusion
Is this the greatest film of the 21st century?
When Toy Story 3 was announced, I had no idea it was the exact thing I needed. It had been more than ten years since Toy Story 2, and I thought that these two movies were two perfect gifts from the gods of Hollywood. They were two absolute gems in the early days of a partnership between Pixar… Continue reading Personal Favorites: Toy Story 3
DISCLAIMER: Django Unchained is a work which depicts another time period in which people spoke differently. The film uses many racial slurs to depict the Antebellum South. It is almost impossible to discuss this movie without bringing up a specific racial slur. I will be quoting this movie in certain spots and thus will have to say… Continue reading Personal Favorites: Django Unchained
You know what genre Hollywood could stand to have a little more of? The Action/Comedy/Musical hybrid genre. To my knowledge, I can only think of two. The first is 1980’s The Blues Brothers, which featured criminals who played blues getting into spectacular car chases and car wrecks. The other is Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. Scott Pilgrim… Continue reading Personal Favorites: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
To clarify, this post was later in the “Personal Favorites” schedule, but given that Christmas is soon, I thought it would be smart to skip ahead to the #2 movie on the list: It’s a Wonderful Life, the greatest Christmas movie of all time. Watching It’s a Wonderful Life has become an annual holiday tradition for many American families,… Continue reading Personal Favorites: It’s a Wonderful Life
In science fiction cinema, (for whatever reason, this happens most frequently in SciFi) there are what I call “the Holy Sequels.” Great second installments in beloved franchises which surpass the original, or in the case of certain franchises, are held on an equal level to a superb first entry. The Holy Sequels are Star Trek… Continue reading Personal Favorites: The Empire Strikes Back