This is a Lazy Summer repost of an old post, with some highlights from comments on the original post added, since they add to the snarkfest. Given that the Abbott government seems to be full of “rationalist” policies owing more than a small debt to Objectivist Libertarianism, it seemed like a good time to remind folks what unregulated government of prime movers for prime movers would actually look like.
It’s been ages since I linked to Margot McGowan’s ReelGirl blog, and I thought I’d rectify that.
NONE of you informed me that Christopher Eccleston was going to be the villain (Malekith the Accursed) in Thor 2.
Remember the rules? It’s been a while: you must choose one of each of the three candidates to match each fate. No skipping any.
Or you could just talk about your favourite entertainments, since this is just a hook to hang some pop culture on. How about this awards season, eh?
Last night my family sat down together to watch Coraline, and I found myself instinctively grouping it with two other films centred on little girls navigating dark and strange fantasy lands, Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away and Guillermo Del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth.
This is a feast of a film, a comedy-drama-romance of families, friendships and forgiveness which sparkles with subtly dazzling restraint, studded with troubling emotions and snort-out-loud humour.
Love it? Hate it? Meh? It’s a bit hard to totally ignore this week, just sayin’. (obviously, Spoilers Alert)
…the courageous Merida confronts tradition, destiny and the fiercest of beasts.
.. when you said you want to wear white and be a princess for a day?