Monthly Archives: May 2013

Episode 13: Primer


With the release of Shane Carruth’s Upstream Color, we revisit his first effort, the dark and cerebral time travel film, Primer. Join us for 50 odd minutes of critique and discussion.

Back to the blog,


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Reason #587 to Love Jimmy Fallon

Game of Thrones is on hiatus this week so to quench your thirst for fur, political intrigue, and Questlove I bring you Jimmy Fallon’s “Game of Desks.”

And kudos to whoever worked on that credits sequence. It really is spot on!


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May 25, 2013 · 1:32 pm

Episode 12 : Into Dorkness

star trek

Certain classics of genre are peerless, like Star Trek. Join your babes for about an hour of diatribes and discussions on the latest JJ Abrams offering, Star Trek Into Darkness, a riveting journey into the dorkest parts of the human psyche.

Ramming speed,


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Quick mood-lifter

I know I’m long overdue for a long, think-y post here, but since I don’t have one to hand, I offer you these, instead:

Oh, brother

heymonster’s Liz Lemon

Spencer Salberg of the Hey Monster tumblr has done a series of adorable and perfect miniature portraits of Strong Female Characters. He also sells prints. I don’t know if he takes suggestions, but it’s Tumblr, so maybe send him an ask?

– Nissa

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Everyone’s Worst Fear Ever…

Now a Major Motion Picture.

(See: my love of all things Alfonso Cuaron and space)

Also, in the same vein of worst fears realized, some of you may have (not) missed this over the weekend:

Let the terrifying speculation begin!


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May 10, 2013 · 4:41 pm