Month: May 2014

No Film

The politically-charged No from Pablo Larraín is a welcome nudge for today’s activists to reflect back on a catalytic period in Chilean history — the 1988 referendum. After 16 years of military dictatorship under General Pinochet, the ruling bodies succumbed under international pressure to reform, and issued a proposal. YesContinue Reading

In the public bathroom where I work are four mirrors, with washing sinks below three. The nearest mirror to the door hangs over what remains of the removed sink; the grouting and makeshift piping. Standing in front of that mirror is more convenient. The reflection off it just seems moreContinue Reading

It was supposed to be every 20 hours of gameplay, but the inception of this idea occurred to me after a monumental achievement. After clocking in 23+ hours, I beat my second Demon boss. Armor Spider, I believe was its name. If you have familiarized yourself with this site, youContinue Reading

Snowpiercer

Given the shortest of notices going in, expectations were the least of my moviegoing prejudices with Snowpiercer. With no prior knowledge of the movie whatsoever, and too little time between finishing lunch and catching Oculus, I took an atypical leap of faith and went by hunch. That and a curiouslyContinue Reading

It’s that time again. No, I wasn’t talking about the FIFA World Cup. That’s not til June, man! It is the month of May preceding the mega event, so that means the FIFA World Cup video game is out for all your fantasy scenarios to play out. Don’t want FranceContinue Reading