Archive for the 'Cinetrix' Category

Shh, don’t tell Netflix

Published on 4 October 2005

But I may have lost two of their DVDs. I could have sworn that I put both Surviving Desire and Vernon, Florida in their little red mailers and in my satchel before heading out to see Serenity (tagline: Not as Awful as You Feared) Sunday, but when I got home I thought, hey, I forgot […]

If today were a “Young Ones” episode . . .

Published on 16 September 2005

. . . it’d have to be “Sick.” (Though thankfully, there’s a lot less mucus involved.) I went to work for a few hours but skulked home at noon — I’d planned on taking half of a vacation day anyway to grocery-shop and do some chore-type stuff I’ve been avoiding, with the ultimate plan of […]

Ace new mojo

Published on 10 July 2005

Thursday evening, we met up with Ezra and Terri after work for dinner at Grendel’s and some movies at the Brattle. I hadn’t been to Grendel’s in, I don’t know, 8 years? All I remember is I was there with my friend Heather, whom I was pitifully crushed on, and her friends from college. I […]

Alice, Be Talkless!

Published on 30 June 2005

For some reason, I just placed a (somewhat high) bid on a VHS copy of The Adventures of Picasso, which I sort of remember as being surreal and hilarious when I saw it as a college student. I’m pretty sure it’s actually really quite bad, and that my recollection is skewed because I was (somewhat […]

The good, the bad, and the gratuitous

Published on 7 June 2005

The Good
D and I saw Hal Hartley’s delightful new film, “The Girl from Monday,” at the Brattle Friday evening, after a yummy dinner of yuppie salad and pizza at Cambridge, 1. It wasn’t nearly the “pretentious art film” he warned us about, despite the tilty camera angles and weird zoomyness and distorted colors and dragged-out, […]