movies

Thing One: Ruth Negga is performing the title role in Hamlet in Dublin this fall AND I HAVE TICKETS FOR OPENING NIGHT. I am trying to convince myself I shouldn’t also buy tickets for closing night, to see how the performance has matured. I really want to. But they’re more expensive. :( Indy said, “Tickets […]

8:30pm: the phone rings. Deirdre: I’m thinking of spontaneously gong to the 9:30 showing of Avengers! Wanna go? Me: that’s a terrible idea! It’s 2.5 hours long! It has 25 minutes of commercials! You have to stay through ALL the credits! I’ll meet you there! Deirdre: *peals of laughter* The movie begins. Doctor Strange comes […]

Marvel Movie Marathon: Dark World: this is much less bad than I remember. Like, if I had to choose between watching it again and watching Iron Man 3 again I’d definitely choose Dark World. Dark World is the second Marvel movie I hadn’t rewatched, although I’d rewatched parts of it. Going in a second time, […]

Picoreview: The Shape of Water: pretty sweet. I haven’t seen Get Out and I’m not likely to, because I really don’t like horror movies, but having now seen The Shape of Water and not Get Out, I pretty well suspect that Get Out was more deserving of the Oscar for Best Picture (assuming it was […]

I didn’t really find the Oscars all that comedic (save for the dynamic duo Tiffany Haddish and Maya Rudolph, who should absolutely 100% host the Oscars next year, and possibly every other award show ever), but the home events around the Oscars were sort of comedy-of-errors-ish. Anyway, so I haven’t watched the Oscars since I […]