Saturday, June 2, 2018
For the next week, I am in Bozeman, Montana on a work trip. Big conference. And if noir has taught me anything, we will all wear matching fezzes and get drunk and provide cover for someone trying to hide out in a hotel
I'm also taking some vacation days while I'm here because I've never been to this part of the world, and I'd like to see a mountain, a moose, a bear and water that is neither gross Texas creek water or gross Texas lake water.
Thus far I've eaten lunch here, had some coffee and walked around to see Downtown Bozeman, which is high-end knick-knackery and touristy eateries. Which serves my purposes well.
So, no movies for me this week, I'd guess. I might read a Superman comic or two. But expect a slowdown in posting, etc...
Yes, Jamie is still in Austin, but The Dug is set to be there by this evening and is hanging with her all week.
Friday, June 1, 2018
Format: TCM on DVR
I just found this in my drafts. Yeah, so back in March I watched An American in Paris (1951). Never wrote it up, just started the post.
So I'm not writing one now. But there's plenty out there on this movie, so... there you go.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Writer: Brian Michael Bendis
Pencils: (mostly) Ivan Reis and 2 pages by Jason Fabok
Inks: Joe Prado
Colors: Alex Sinclair
Lettering: Cory Petit
Editor: Michael Cotton
Associate Editor: Jessica Chen
Group Editor: Brian Cunningham
Well, it finally arrived.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Format: Noir Alley on TCM - DVR
Sometimes casting can save the day for a fairly standard plot in a movie - it can be a real pleasure to see your favorite actors, character or otherwise, play out the parts in your boilerplate movie. Other times that same old jazz standard gets a new look, a new interpretations and the execution is enough to make you stand up and applaud.