Have you heard of Brenton Thwaites? Probably not yet. This time next year though, probably going to be a household name, or on the cusp of becoming one. He’s literally being “saved” for next year before the big rollout. It’s almost as if they’re hiding him, like he’s a product.He’s part of the newest batch of generic white guy action stars that Hollywood is foisting upon us. Continue reading “Brenton Thwaites”
There’s a film trope that’s become increasingly popular over the last few years which I’d like to call the Manic Pixie Dream Nurse. It probably has an actual, better name but you’re on my e-lawn which means you’re playing by my e-rules.
I grew out of Halloween costumes, and the whole Halloween scene in general, about 6-7 years ago. I get though, that not everybody is a cynical curmudgeon like myself, and some people actually enjoy playing make pretend even though they’re like totally grown ups.
The thing is that Halloween these days has been watered down the same way Christmas has. There’s a war on Halloween! Trick or treating, once the staple of the holiday, is reserved for the newly bipedal crowd and their post-workday parents. Themed parties with an actual Halloween atmosphere are out. This generation’s moved on, man. To them, Halloween is: partying, drinking, beer pong, clubbing, MDMA, and posing for instagram pictures with your many drunk friends. So basically just another night, only now they’re covered with a bunch of plastic junk that’ll be in the garbage by the end of the night. Unless you’re a girl, in which case your costume can be slightly tweaked and it’ll be alright for any given Thursday night.Continue reading “Halloween Blog”