Archive for December 27, 2015

2015: The Year in Reviews (December)

Look, this is the fifth year I’m doing this. You guys know what it is by now. Every January I go over everything scheduled to come out, and about 200 more movies, just to be safe. I guess what I’m gonna think about them, and then immediately forget I did it. Then, in December, I recap everything I saw and see how I did.

I put up batches of reviews for everything I saw, once in April, once in August, and once… yesterday. Those contain my initial thoughts on the films after I saw them. I take those thoughts and match them against what I said back in January, plus I take some time to reflect upon how my thoughts have changed in the time between when I saw the movie and now (since only crazy people develop a final opinion on a movie after a single watch). It’s very straightforward. Plus… five years. I know you’re supposed to treat every person as if they’re reading for the first time, but there’s only like twelve of us who read the crap I write anyway.

Today we’re recapping December: (more…)


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Pic of the Day: “Hey, if you think l’m going to stay on this boat for three months…” “Now, look here, son. l don’t blame you none. Now you won’t me either after the bile’s out of your system. And even if your daddy was half what you say, it wouldn’t be right nor just to gamble two weeks good fishing against a yarn give out by an upset boy. But l am a fair-minded man, and while you’re aboard, l’ll pay you wages. $3 a month.”

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