Comic Science Fiction

Downsizing

Downsizing

There was a time when I thought Alexander Payne was a genius. It seems that was mostly based on my initial reaction to Election, which was revelatory when I first saw...
Safety Not Guaranteed

Safety Not Guaranteed

I've been plowing through the mumblecore pantheon of late. It's been a kind of hit-or-miss affair, but I've stayed away from shit like The Puffy Chair and some of the...
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Charlie Kaufman is the most creative screenwriter around. He's like Philip K. Dick without the drug addiction and odd juvenile streak. Granted, Dick was a book author...
Dude, Where's My Car?

Dude, Where’s My Car?

Rating:  Look, I know this ain't Shakespeare. I know it's not Citizen Kane or Apocalypse Now. It's not supposed to be. It's dumb. It's silly. It's a ...