Monthly Archives: July 2020
Comic Con looked a whole lot different this year, thanks in no small part to the everyday Hell that is 2020. But surprisingly, it did contain at least one big surprise: the return of G4.
Yes, that’s right, G4 is coming back, that channel you didn’t know you had that was supposed to focus on video games, movies, comic books, and other forms of Pop Culture (aka the channel designed exclusively for me), but eventually through poor upper management was turned into a rerun factory of Cops, Cheaters, and out of order episodes of Lost. In it’s heyday of the mid 00’s, it was a channel that was on constant view in my college dorm room. Literally you would turn on my TV and there it was, waiting. Read the rest of this entry
Palm Springs (2020)
Starring: Andy Samberg, Cristin Milioti, J.K. Simmons
Directed By: Max Barbakow
We’re halfway through 2020, and much of that time has been spent hunkering down indoors, avoiding the outside world. For a lot of us, the rhythm and routine of quarantine has blurred the days into one long, singular stretch of time, which makes Hulu’s Palm Springs, the much buzzed-about hit at Sundance, the perfect film for these strange and trying times. Featuring two strangers who are trapped reliving the same day at a wedding venue, Palm Springs would appear to be a riff on the tried and true Groundhog Day formula. And while it does play on the well established trope of reliving the same day differently over and over and over again, the themes and chemistry of the two leads make this not only a worthwhile quarantine watch, but one of the best films of the year. Read the rest of this entry
Well, it’s been a wild ride lately, hasn’t it? We’re all indoors for the most part, which means plenty of time to get through those watch lists and piles of books and comics that have been piling up for a time like today. That includes yours truly, who’s dusting off the cobwebs to do a little check in and talk about some of the cool stuff I’ve watched, read, and played while hunkering indoors and waiting for the return to some sort of normalcy. So, without further ado, let’s get into things!