"i can’t fucking read"
Chicago Theatre, Chicago. July 23rd, 2014.
I’m currently listening to this entire set and I’m so made I missed it but so happy I’m hearing it right now.
If you’re familiar with San Diego Comic-Con lore, then the phrase “Hall H” probably strikes a sense of awe and terror into your heart. If not, then the simplest explanation is that when you see photos of people sleeping on the floor at Comic-Con, it’s probably because they’re queueing for Hall H.Hall H is the biggest theatre at SDCC, and it’s where all the major movie panels take place. For the past few years, the evening timeslot has been dominated by Marvel Studios, leading to iconic moments like the unveiling of the Avengers cast, or Tom Hiddleston showing up to give a speech in-character as Loki.Last year, more than 130,000 people went to SDCC, and the queue for Hall H was estimated to be more than a mile long.The Hall H queue has become such an infamously marathon-like exercise that managing to get inside the hall itself is considered an impressive feat.
There are so many things about this video that I love, unironically.
Belinda Carlisle, “I Get Weak”
I only found out recently that this video was directed by Diane friggin’ Keaton. I didn’t even know she directed anything. Diane really got the concept though, because it’s fantastic, and sort of flips an eighties trope on its head,…
Oh look. Scarlett Johansson playing a sexy lady in a movie.
Here’s a list of things I have watched later that I want to discuss further, but will get to at a later time. Under The Skin made me ragey. Jodorowsky’s Dune put me to sleep. They Came Together was a let down. But here’s a larger list of what I would recommend and what I would not.
Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003) [Not currently…