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by Shakespeare
Mon Jan 18, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Last Movie Watched
Replies: 3722
Views: 872845

Re: Last Movie Watched

http://board.theannextm.com/uploads/monthly_2021_01/519ydZSF2bL._AC_.jpg.ef59e8423e478ff140e480184c230eee.jpg In which some cruise ship wreck survivors unknowingly take shelter on an abandoned nazi torture ship not a good movie for a lot of reasons (biggest being there was really no reason it had t...
by Shakespeare
Mon Jan 18, 2021 2:13 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Books Thread
Replies: 2266
Views: 553545

Re: Books Thread

couple of recently finished books: https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/91SjunT-KeL.jpg didnt really like this much, certainly less than sister carrie. decent enough story to keep interest despite its length and general wordiness (but oh god, the wordiness. there were some sentences in h...
by Shakespeare
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Last Movie Watched
Replies: 3722
Views: 872845

Re: Last Movie Watched

http://board.theannextm.com/uploads/monthly_2021_01/MV5BMjEzMjcxNjA2Nl5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwMjAxMDM2NzM@._V1_.thumb.jpg.57b21025278e09a597dd64a3726e12a0.jpg Made it about 15 minutes and couldn't stand molly any longer. Clearly a well intentioned movie and a perspective hollywood could certainly explore...
by Shakespeare
Mon Dec 28, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Last Movie Watched
Replies: 3722
Views: 872845

Re: Last Movie Watched

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BY2I5NzM3Y2QtNGY4NS00Njg5LWI2OGYtZDhlN2UzOWJjMDUxXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyODE0OTU5Nzg@._V1_.jpg terrible. had some potential (this teenager kills her friend and the parents help cover it up) but it did an awful job selling it as an escalating thriller. even for horror ...
by Shakespeare
Mon Dec 28, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Books Thread
Replies: 2266
Views: 553545

Re: Books Thread

catching up here: https://i.gr-assets.com/images/S/compressed.photo.goodreads.com/books/1284764976l/9329582.jpg Loved this. 1946 noir, and the more stuff like this I read the more it's becoming my go to if I want something Im about guaranteed to finish in short order. This one was started a friday n...
by Shakespeare
Thu Dec 10, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Books Thread
Replies: 2266
Views: 553545

Re: Books Thread

next up and exactly halfway through so far http://board.theannextm.com/uploads/monthly_2020_12/28251250._SY475_.jpg.6121495177d0499454ef55094a49199e.jpg first of his ive tried. more thoughts when im done but certainly some timely aspects to this one i enjoyed the hell out of this i thought the endi...
by Shakespeare
Mon Dec 07, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Books Thread
Replies: 2266
Views: 553545

Re: Books Thread

http://board.theannextm.com/uploads/monthly_2020_12/685.jpg.49af2101509e31b0e19db11cf65874c3.jpg Very good. Felt like it had a lot more to it than just a baseball book. Wouldn't say it quite stuck the landing (ending was incredibly rushed and I thought it could have taken things beyond the playing ...
by Shakespeare
Tue Dec 01, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The TV thread
Replies: 3363
Views: 677403

Re: The TV thread

idk when exactly i gave up on the season coming together as anything close to good but i kept watching anyway and now im so stoked to be done with this season of fargo. what a complete piece of shit. amazing how it managed to have at least half a dozen characters too many and yet remain an absolute ...
by Shakespeare
Mon Nov 16, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Books Thread
Replies: 2266
Views: 553545

Re: Books Thread

took about two weeks but i finished this on saturday: https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/A1FOVyZwvhL.jpg where to even begin! ive found his movies hit or miss (most recently a miss on im thinking of ending things) but i did actually like this a lot. its absolutely charlie kaufman, a ju...
by Shakespeare
Mon Oct 26, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Books Thread
Replies: 2266
Views: 553545

Re: Books Thread

http://board.theannextm.com/uploads/monthly_2020_10/Augustusbookcover.jpg.e89880b8c9f8b1eaf5b8b59985b24342.jpg Loved stoner but not sure I'll finish this. It's well written but between its story (basically a history of the roman empire post-caesar) and it's format (short letters and observations to...
by Shakespeare
Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Books Thread
Replies: 2266
Views: 553545

Re: Books Thread

i also finished this over the weekend but wouldnt say i enjoyed it much at all https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/41q-8sfK3RL.jpg good writer and im sure the satire in here (its a barely veiled commentary on some literary peers) is sharp for its goals, but it all just felt kinda empty. just not the...
by Shakespeare
Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Books Thread
Replies: 2266
Views: 553545

Re: Books Thread

speaking of time capsule books https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/7/77/Fear_of_Flying_(novel)_1st_ed_cover.jpg went back and forth on this a lot while reading but ultimately i think i liked it with some substantial reservations. some of it hasnt aged all that well (the upper class navel gazin...
by Shakespeare
Thu Oct 15, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Books Thread
Replies: 2266
Views: 553545

Re: Books Thread

ive been curious how that would read a second time. ive only read it once, several years out of peak-salinger fandom age, so it was pretty easy to take it warts and all without needing it to mean the world or whatever. i enjoyed it then and probably still would to some extent now but its at the very...
by Shakespeare
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Books Thread
Replies: 2266
Views: 553545

Re: Books Thread

cant speak to its period but it all seemed definitely tame by todays standards. the drugs were almost perfunctory, despite giving the book its title, and the sex was generally more implied than anything

more of an interesting time capsule than a great book but still glad i read it
by Shakespeare
Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The TV thread
Replies: 3363
Views: 677403

Re: The TV thread

only two eps in so far but im not really feeling the new season of fargo at all. jessie buckley is fantastic but chris rock and jason schwartzman are terribly out of place as the leads, both feel way too much like comedians to fit the shows humor, and its just a limp gangster tale with none of the ...
by Shakespeare
Mon Oct 12, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Books Thread
Replies: 2266
Views: 553545

Re: Books Thread

halfway through this now: https://prodimage.images-bn.com/pimages/9784871870719_p0_v1_s550x406.jpg reserving full judgment for now but its sure easy to read this remained true but thats about it. i get why it became such a massive seller but beneath all the sex and drugs and i didnt find it all tha...
by Shakespeare
Mon Oct 05, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The TV thread
Replies: 3363
Views: 677403

Re: The TV thread

only two eps in so far but im not really feeling the new season of fargo at all. jessie buckley is fantastic but chris rock and jason schwartzman are terribly out of place as the leads, both feel way too much like comedians to fit the shows humor, and its just a limp gangster tale with none of the ...
by Shakespeare
Mon Oct 05, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Books Thread
Replies: 2266
Views: 553545

Re: Books Thread

not sur ehow up to date i am in here but i read this last weekend and found it another winner: http://board.theannextm.com/uploads/monthly_2020_09/9780141978468_p0_v1_s1200x630.jpg.4599a2b4053d3adea41a72352f156780.jpg suffered a bit cuz i had a nearly weeklong pause in my reading and simenon writes ...
by Shakespeare
Mon Oct 05, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The TV thread
Replies: 3363
Views: 677403

Re: The TV thread

only two eps in so far but im not really feeling the new season of fargo at all. jessie buckley is fantastic but chris rock and jason schwartzman are terribly out of place as the leads, both feel way too much like comedians to fit the shows humor, and its just a limp gangster tale with none of the c...
by Shakespeare
Mon Oct 05, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Last Movie Watched
Replies: 3722
Views: 872845

Re: Last Movie Watched

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BMTMxNzYwMjc1Ml5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwNDI3MDE3Mg@@._V1_.jpg kinda interesting watching this for the first time now and realizing how inaccurately it was presented upon release, but i thought it was just a really bad movie despite its well intentioned efforts at fli...
by Shakespeare
Mon Sep 14, 2020 7:50 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Last Movie Watched
Replies: 3722
Views: 872845

Re: Last Movie Watched

http://board.theannextm.com/uploads/monthly_2020_09/im-thinking-of-ending-things.thumb.jpg.43eafad266da41d5f08b75ed54ab380a.jpg i think i hated this mild spoilers maybe so stop reading if that bothers you ive seen enough kaufman by now to know what kind of movies he makes, ie ones you have to put s...
by Shakespeare
Mon Aug 17, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Last Movie Watched
Replies: 3722
Views: 872845

Re: Last Movie Watched

http://board.theannextm.com/uploads/monthly_2020_08/california-split-vintage-movie-poster-original-1-sheet-27x41-125_1200x.thumb.jpg.93721bb4f578f8018966af03e8f69c71.jpg I liked this but didn't get as much out of it as I thought I would. Both leads were incredible and watching them play off each ot...
by Shakespeare
Thu Aug 13, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Books Thread
Replies: 2266
Views: 553545

Re: Books Thread

couple recent ones http://board.theannextm.com/uploads/monthly_2020_08/TheGuide.jpg.ee70efb2c993e3b1cee66d2261d2d069.jpg Alright, didn't really care for it though. This guy goes to jail and gets out and finds himself an accidental swami figure. Kinda realized over the years that written satire gener...
by Shakespeare
Sun Jul 26, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Books Thread
Replies: 2266
Views: 553545

Re: Books Thread

http://board.theannextm.com/uploads/monthly_2020_07/116796.thumb.jpeg.d896bcc903f077efc64995b6be454971.jpeg Didn't like this very much. It's about a writer waking up with amnesia and eventually conversing at length with his muse in not particularly subtle fashion about the nature of writing. genera...
by Shakespeare
Sun Jul 26, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Last Movie Watched
Replies: 3722
Views: 872845

Re: Last Movie Watched

http://board.theannextm.com/uploads/monthly_2020_07/134510.22921429_1000X1000.thumb.jpg.50cfc311ea74217ef7be108f48fd154a.jpg wanted to watch another buscemi directed movie after enjoying trees lounge so much. did not like this at all though On paper it had potential. Buscemi a jaded political journ...
by Shakespeare
Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Books Thread
Replies: 2266
Views: 553545

Re: Books Thread

http://board.theannextm.com/uploads/monthly_2020_07/GUEST_b26c418b-66bf-4d6f-96b3-8885e828e119.jpeg.f954d6ac9c52cd46419e400d5695c7bc.jpeg i hated this book! i think the perks of being a wallflower is fantastic (and i read it at least half a dozen years too late for what i imagine is its prime impac...
by Shakespeare
Mon Jul 20, 2020 8:06 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Books Thread
Replies: 2266
Views: 553545

Re: Books Thread

http://board.theannextm.com/uploads/monthly_2020_07/91GeFWZRwgL.thumb.jpg.7d8fa92d1f065f6297b56880fe636955.jpg Loved this. Easy to get through in a few sittings but the whole time I felt like I'd definitely come back to this sometime, and books rarely do that for me. It's based around two character...
by Shakespeare
Mon Jul 20, 2020 8:06 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Last Movie Watched
Replies: 3722
Views: 872845

Re: Last Movie Watched

http://board.theannextm.com/uploads/monthly_2020_07/1_JUZJ8TN3txB-StKUo_Lksw.thumb.png.a5d445d106c74185ae245036baa5b709.png Really enjoyed this. Hoped for something sorta like in the soup and it was close enough Writtenand directed by Buscemi, and quite a cast. Seymour Cassell got about one minute ...