31 August 2013

2 Guns

2 Guns: Lotsa fun seeing Paxton trying to out-ham (very cute) screen couple Wahlberg & Washington Always great when everyone's having a lark

30 August 2013

The Grandmaster

The Grandmaster: The awesome kung-fu is window dressing for what makes Wong Kar-wai great: Brooding. Beautiful. Romantic. Longing. Loved it!

28 August 2013

James Blake Retires

You Know You're Too Old When: James #Blake retires. Saw him play. Big game nice guy Sad to see the complete decline of American #Tennis #ATP

Dr. Martin Luther King - "I Have a Dream"

The original "I Have a #Dream" speech by Dr. Martin Luther #King, courtesy of the @smithsonian http://t.co/AbiKuV9cp6

27 August 2013

Duval Beats Stosur in Huge US Open Upset

Heartbreaking loss for #Pospisil. But what a great bl**dy win for young Victoria #Duval over hard-luck #Stosur. Inspiring. #WTA #USOpen

26 August 2013

Hopefully Federer is Inspired By Sampras 2002

#Federer Endless Summer turns into The Long Goodbye. Hopefully he's inspired by the last #GOAT (#Sampras) was down http://t.co/WWBgU85Ipb

25 August 2013

England Retain the Ashes

Umm, so the #Ashes series was a foregone conclusion but the matches were pretty exciting. Great Test #Cricket marred by idiot umps. #EngvAus

24 August 2013

The World's End

The World's End: Best You-Can't-Go-Home-Again-Here-Comes-The-Apocalypse Mash-Up, Ever! Did I detect an underlying bittersweet maturity?! :-)

23 August 2013

Wong Kar Wai's The Grandmaster Day!

It's #Grandmaster Day! Hopefully #WongKarWai's next cinematic masterpiece helps me get over the #Affleck-#Batman nightmare! @WeinsteinFilms

20 August 2013

RIP Elmore Leonard

RIP Elmore Leonard. Literary giant. Discovered him way too late in my book reading life. Hopefully I'll have years to catch up.

19 August 2013

The Fall

#TheFall: The @netflix show you should be watching is the one not getting any hype! Best crime drama on, um TV?, by bl**dy far! Fantastic!

17 August 2013


Elysium: Great ideas that don't quite coalesce in a good (not quite great) film. At least Blomkamp is on CNTT (Cameron Nolan Tenure Track).

16 August 2013

This Charming Charlie Tumblr

#TheSmiths + #CharlieBrown = Greatest Future Hipster Musical, Ever! (via TBH) This Charming Charlie @OfficialPeanuts http://t.co/GuukZe0Cbo

15 August 2013

Marion Bartoli Retires(?!)

You Know You're Too Old When: Marion #Bartoli retires. Crazy/fun/quirky...but a retirement at 28(?!) for a reigning Wimbledon champ?! Wha?!

13 August 2013

Too Old: Beaten By a Stroller

You Know You're Too Old When: You're told by @NikePlus you've had your fastest run yet... after you're passed by a lady pushing a stroller.

11 August 2013

The National at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery

The National (Hollywood Forever Cemetery): Best Concert, Ever! Intimate. Heart breaking. Perfect for a graveyard in Hollywood. Still reeling

Daughter (Hollywood Forever Cemetery)

Daughter (Hollywood Forever Cemetery): The YA version of Siouxsie-meets-The-xx shoegaze. Perfect for tweenage-graveyard navel-gazing. Lovely

Celeb Sighting: Jim Carrey

2nd-Greatest Celeb Sighting, Ever! [tie]: Jim Carrey (The Cable Guy!) taking notes while watching the opening band for The National! Awesome

Celeb Sighting: Zuleikha Robinson

2nd- Greatest Celeb Sighting, Ever!: Zuleikha Robinson. The last time i saw The National in concert Matthew Fox (Jack Shepherd!) was there!

Celeb Sighting: Olivia Wilde

3rd-Greatest Celeb Sighting, Ever!: Olivia Wilde (13!) at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery being conspicuous in her elaborate inconspicuous.

Jason Dufner Wins the PGA Championship

Henceforth #Dufnering will mean Major Champion! Congrats to #Dufner who limped home to the #PGA championship. Sad for crusty vet #Furyk.

10 August 2013

Only God Forgives

Only God Forgives: Umm, so, the thing is, when you think about it, well, what I'm trying to say...Great cinematography by Larry Smith! Whew!

09 August 2013

The Wolverine

The Wolverine: Awe-bl**dy-some! Best "summer" movie by far. Loved Jackman & all those butt-kicking babes! And, yes, they had ninjas! Ninjas!

08 August 2013

Ordinary Welles & PGA Championship at Rochester

Between the rediscovered #OrsonWelles film & #PGA championship looks like my old stomping grounds #Rochester is having a moment. Sweet!

04 August 2013

The Killing Season 3 Finale

#TheKilling: Despite the cool Seven-like ending someone needs to put it out of its misery. Thanks for introducing Kinnaman to the world.

02 August 2013

Blue Jasmine

Blue Jasmine: Madoff+Streetcar=Best Woody Since Match Point. Loved Hawkins, Cannavale, Dice Clay (?!) & Blanchett, tour-de-bl**dy-force! Wow

James Turrell - Perceptual Cell

James Turrell - Perceptual Cell: To paraphrase the great Keanu Reeves: Woah! It's like the end of 2001 exploded behind your eyelids! Whew!