Category Archives: Movies

Why TV beats movies

I said this in our Breaking Bad GroupMe today. I thought it was a thought worth holding onto: “Shows like breaking bad are why TV beats movies now. No limitations to Character and Situation development. If Nolan had the freedom … Continue reading

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“30 Minutes or Less” reviewed quickly on Facebook

ShahryarWatching the midnight show of 30 minutes or less with my cousin. Please be good.AMC Columbia 14Shahryar just checked in @ AMC Columbia 14 (w/ 3 others) (Columbia, MD)foursquare13 hours ago via Foursquare · Privacy: · Like ·  · Shahryar on foursquare Zara likes this. Ozair Soooo… how was it?8 hours … Continue reading

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The Best Trailers

I love watching trailers. They get me excited, or get me sad, or make me laugh.. all within a few minutes.  Trailers for the most part suck. They usually give away too much story, or just follow a simple formula … Continue reading

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Discussing DC animated movies over twitter

@shahryar ShahryarI want to come to New York City to see this now RT: @R1i: ‘Superman/Batman: Apocalypse’ Theater Premiere Dates http://is.gd/f5PUc http://twitter.com/#!/shahryar/status/24207132716asgharhzaidi:@shahryar is superman/batman apocalypse a new animated movie? I still havent gotten a chance to check out public enemies http://twitter.com/#!/asgharhzaidi/status/24207728674shahryar:@asgharhzaidi @darthraider81 yes, I believe … Continue reading

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Inception: Discussing what happened

Archie: yo Shahryar: hello archie Archie: so you’ve seen inception twice…what are your thoughts?i watched it last night Shahryar: I only saw inception once Archie: not asking about the movie qualitybut overall thoughts about your mind Shahryar: ok.. so this … Continue reading

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Raspberry Brothers watch Karate Kid, Cherry Blossom Festival Anime Marathon, 48 Hour Film Project

Read the March 28, 2010 Washington Post Magazine kind of late and missed out on two good events in early April: 1) the Raspberry Brothers coming to watch the Karate Kid at Arlington Cinema ‘N’ Drafthouse in Arlington Virginia and … Continue reading

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Things to check out from Wizard July 2009/#213

pg. 12 – The outsiders pg. 16 – Green Lantern First Flight animated original movie pg. 17Detective Comics #854 (Batwoman & Question) & Batman Streets of Gotham #1 (Manhunter) pg. 20 – The Ghostbusters gamepg. 21 – Arkham Asylum pg. … Continue reading

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Film Festivals coming up in Spring 2009 in the DC area (source:Washington Post)

Last Sunday’s (2/8/2009) Washington Post had a nice list of film festivals coming up.  The one’s that have caught our eye: March 11 — FilmFest DC, the city’s annual showcase of international film, opens in local theaters and cultural institutions. … Continue reading

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DC Shorts Film Festival 2008

Check out http://dcshorts.com/ for details. We recently added the DC Shorts Film Festival to our To Participate in page. I checked this out with my wife Rida on Friday night, and we saw Showcase 5 and the best films on … Continue reading

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The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor is the Worst movie of the year

Now I’m not sure if this latest Mummy counts as Mummy 3 or if Scorpion King counts as Mummy 3, so we’ll stick to calling this movie by its title: The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor. And it’s important … Continue reading

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