357 – Annie (2014)


As my primary movie-going companion and I entered the theater to watch the new Annie update, I found myself asking a question that had no yet occurred to me: “why am I seeing this?” I have no connection to the original version, and despite my appreciation for musical theater, I’m hardly a completist. It’s a simple question, with a simple answer: compulsion. In my undertaking of this blog project, I have found myself watching plenty of bad movies for no reason other than to write about them. That’s one thing I cannot wait to leave behind in the new year. Hopefully this time next year I won’t be going to whatever is the Annie of 2015, but most likely I will.

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181 – 2014 in Film, so far

i typed in "2014 film" and this is what came out. gotta love chanchan taytay

i typed in “2014 film” and this is what came out. gotta love chanchan taytay

With June over we are officially halfway through the year, months-wise at least. And since no one demanded it – here it is: my list of the best movies of 2014 so far.

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130 – Neighbors (2014)


Neighbors is the brand new Seth Rogen/Zac Efron vehicle that everyone is talking about. I might as well join in the conversation. Let’s get this out of the way first: according to some there is a striking similarity in appearance between myself and Seth Rogen. Hopefully we can move past this.

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