The Star Wars prequels: the most fascinating bad movies of all time

How the most anticipated films of a generation faltered so badly.

The Star Wars prequel movies – The Phantom Menace (1999), Attack Of The Clones (2002), and Revenge Of The Sith (2005) – are the most fascinating bad movies that have ever been made. That’s probably not the distinction these films were going for, but there you have it. I’ve been asked, “Why are you so interested… Read more

What if there hadn’t been video?

Incredibly disturbing story and video: North Charleston officer faces murder charge after video shows him shooting man in back I keep coming back to this: Summey, the city’s mayor, said the cameraman handed over the footage to Scott’s family, who gave it to SLED. City officials reviewed it late Tuesday afternoon. The mayor said that… Read more

Valar Morghulis indeed

TV 0 Valar Morghulis indeed

The Washington Post posted a great infographic (click to go directly there) ahead of this Sunday’s Game Of Thrones season 5 premiere, detailing every death over the course of the last 4 seasons. And I do mean every death, down to the last lowliest wildling, anonymous soldier, and even a few animals. The where, who… Read more

Why the iPad critics are wrong

Ever since Apple’s announcement of their new iPad device, there have been a plethora of critical articles and blog posts about how it’s a device that doesn’t measure up. It doesn’t multitask. It doesn’t let you openly install apps. It doesn’t have a USB port or an SD card slot. It doesn’t even run Flash!… Read more