Thursday, May 31, 2012

10 Stupid Things You Do Everyday

Common sense is an oxymoron.

Xenocrates

How smart do you think you really are? If I asked you if you had common sense, what would your answer be? Some of you might think that you're pretty intelligent. I wouldn't be surprised if there are even some of you who think that you have above average intelligence. If you have ever thought this to yourself, then I'm going to prove to you that this is probably not accurate.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

The Incredible Avengers

Marvel's Avengers is what every summer blockbuster aspires to be — the perfect popcorn epic.


Xenocrates

This is, by all means, the new gold standard in summer blockbuster entertainment.

If you've read my blog, you know I don't stop to review movies unless they have some kind of cultural significance. The last time I did that was to expose why people instinctively gravitate towards an obnoxious waste of film such as Transformers 3 that does away with story telling for big, loud, expensive, set pieces. However, Avengers is not such a movie. It is a genre defining epic that does the impossible: tell an outlandish, implausible tale with spectacular cohesion and believability. This is the movie Transformers 3 should have been and here's why: