Television, the Internet, and What’s Wrong With Social Media : An Interview with Halt and Catch Fire’s Scoot McNairy

Television, the Internet, and What's Wrong With Social Media : An Interview with Halt and Catch Fire's Scoot McNairy 2

Scoot McNairy is a film and television actor currently wrapping up his run as Gordon Clark on the AMC show Halt and Catch Fire, which covers the explosion of the tech industry in the 1980s and 90s. The show enters its final season this Sunday and covers the period in the 1990s when the Internet … Read more

Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell Ep. 2 & 3 (TV) Review

Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell Ep. 2 & 3 (TV) Review

As stated in previous reviews, I rarely watch movies and shows based on books I’m fond of. This isn’t some pretentious literary snobbishness; there are plenty of adaptations that often exceed the quality of the source material. It’s more of a personal thing, where I have certain images in my head for locations and characters … Read more

Kung Fury (Movie) Review

Kung Fury (Movie) Review 2

While the following formula might not work for everyone, I performed a controlled and detailed experiment to discover the math behind whether or not you will enjoy Kung Fury. I watched the movie with three people, each born five years apart; person “A” was born in 1985, person “B”, in 1990, and finally, person “C” … Read more

Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell Ep. 1 (TV) Review

Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell Ep. 1 (TV) Review 4

Magic is returning to England…  Thanks to the BBC. The first of seven episodes based on the book by Susanna Clarke premiered Sunday, and reactions so far are pretty positive. The story follows two magicians, the titular Mr. Norrell and his soon-to-be pupil Mr. Strange, as they attempt to return to England the very real … Read more