Monday, January 27, 2014

New this week (and then some)

I can see that it’s going to take some practice to get back into the habit of doing weekly updates. Well, at least this one is just two or three weeks late rather than seven or eight months.

In all honesty, I’ve been so busy with start-of-semester stuff that I haven’t added much content to the site. Just three movie reviews:
And a book review: Creative Photography Lab.


Friday, January 24, 2014

Review – The Bell Witch Haunting

Found footage movies and Amityville Horror reheats don’t make a good combination. As if anyone was really curious about that. Wish I’d skipped it

Monday, January 6, 2014

Back in business

8sails fans will of course have noticed that updates – and most new content uploads – ground to a halt in early May. I’ll spare you the long explanations. For now suffice it to say that I’m working to get everything back on track. Part of the effort will involve simplifying the record-keeping side of the site, reducing indexes and updates to weekly updates on this blog.

Though reviews didn’t flow as freely as they have in years past, guest critic K. Alexander and I did write a few up. Here’s everything between the start of May and the end of December.

Staff movie reviews:

Alexander’s contributions:

And new book reviews:


Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Review – Bingo Long’s Traveling All Stars and Motor Kings

Baseball and civil rights: what’s not to love? I wish this movie had been made just a few years later, when meandering scriptlessness wasn’t quite so in vogue. Writing aside, this is a charming tale of a barnstorming baseball team’s attempts to make a living and have some fun in the days before Jackie Robinson. Worth seeing