sick day agenda

April 18, 2024 · 0 min

PONG 2013

With the recent rash of video games / books / poems / tweets converted into blockbuster summer movies, I put together a package to pitch to the studios. I think it's going to be pretty awesome. source photos provided by NASA. seriously.

February 18, 2013 · 1 min

TRON ASCII

I always thought TRON (1982) would have been cooler if rendered in ASCII, since that’s what terminals of the era could do. With that, I bring you the light cycle race from TRON, processed as ASCII art: I rewatched the original the other day. Holy crap, were glasses big in 1982.

December 13, 2010 · 1 min

on Avatar

I finally saw Avatar, and left the theatre with lots of conflicting reactions to the movie. cinematically gorgeous amazing visuals fascinating biology but... why are the Na'vi simply caricatures of humans? but... in a fully 3D-modeled-and-rendered world, why are the Na'vi so human? why is Cameron so heavy handed in his Gaia-theory stuff? this is largely just a mashup of every Cameron movie I've ever seen, right down to characters and gadgets....

December 27, 2009 · 5 min

I give you KONG!

King Kong (2005) IMDB Year: 2005 Writer: Fran Walsh, Phillipa Boyens Director: Peter Jackson Length: 183 Category: Action Media: Film Cast: Carl Denham: Jack Black Ann Darrow: Naomi Watts Jack Driscoll: Adrien Brody Rating: 4 out of 5 This is neither the first, nor the best review of Kong. Check out Michael's take on it for a good read. These are just my thoughts on the movie... I wanted to love this movie....

December 30, 2005 · 6 min