Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator (ludickid) wrote,
Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator
ludickid

five!

1. Boy, the Olympics have sure seen a lot of wolf tickets written on behalf of the women in my universe. All of the women in my office and half of the women on my friends list are openly lusting after this or that Olympic athlete (I don't know which one because the Olympics are super boring). I don't have a problem with it as such, it's just curious to see so many women behaving the way guys do all the time.

2. Hey! We're putting missiles in Poland! And Russia just invaded one of its neighboring nations! What year is it again?

3. Mad Men continues to be a beautifully made and occasionally astonishing show, but I don't think I've ever seen a television program where I so badly want every one of the characters to get run over by a bus. I could name a dozen moments just in the three episodes so far where one of the main characters behaves in a way so contrary to human decency that I started to wonder if the whole thing was a weird meta-narrative where everyone is in hell for various mortal sins.

4. Folks, come on. All we have to do is collectively swear not to go see this shitty new cartoon and George Lucas will stop making movies! UNITED WE STAND, people!

5. I inadvertently ripped off the AV Club for a Screengrab post today, but I'm not too worried, because no one reads the Screengrab. At any rate, critics are praising Woody Allen's new flick, Vicki Cristina Barcelona, to the high heavens, and as someone who's never entirely bought into the idea that he's anything but a great director of comedies, I'm always curious about what people think of him and his movies. I'm gonna list mine under a cut, but what are your favorite and least favorite Woody Allen movies? And do you think he's a great director?


MASTURBATION: IT'S SEX WITH SOMEONE I LOVE (The Great)
Annie Hall
Manhattan
Radio Days
Zelig

AND SUCH SMALL PORTIONS (The Good)
Broadway Danny Rose
Deconstructing Harry
Hannah and Her Sisters
Melinda and Melinda
Sleeper
Take the Money and Run
What's Up, Tiger Lily?

THAT'S A POLITE WORD FOR WHAT YOU ARE (The Mediocre)
Bullets Over Broadway
Husbands and Wives
Love and Death
Match Point
Sweet and Lowdown

THE FOOD IS TERRIBLE HERE (The Bad)
Anything Else
Cassandra's Dream
Crimes and Misdemeanors
The Curse of the Jade Scorpion
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex...But Were Afraid to Ask
Interiors
A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy
Mighty Aphrodite
September
Shadows and Fog
Small Time Crooks
Stardust Memories

NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL REMOVED (Didn't See 'Em)
Alice
Bananas
Another Woman
Celebrity
Everyone Says I Love You
Hollywood Ending
Manhattan Murder Mystery
The Purple Rose of Cairo
Scoop
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