Transformers-Revenge of the Fallen: Impressions

The only problem with Michael Bay’s masterpiece, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, is that it is too full of awesome.

That’s a vague assessment, but it is a true one.  I09 has a much more elaborate and Freudian take on the movie, but I don’t really feel like thinking that hard.  The new Transformers is a good movie because it is completely and utterly an original monster.  You have never seen a movie like this before.  Ever.  There are robots the size of houses fighting each other.  And they aren’t just fighting each other.  They are beating each other to a point where I want to say that the violence is too much.  It is clear when you see the combat.  Autobots and Decepticons hate each other more than any two foes have ever hated.  They kick and claw and shoot with passion and lust in their eyes.  It is unreal to see and I almost peed myself.  I almost peed myself twice.  But, I don’t want to go insane too fast, and the action isn’t the only thing that makes it a good flick. With this movie, Michael Bay has solidified himself as being the only director that could ever do justice to Transformers.  There has to be a reward somewhere for that.  Spoiler ahead.  Lots and lots of spoilers ahead.

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Life After the MFA: Brain bits

Stuff you probably don’t know about me.

-I work two jobs.  Both of them are part time.  One is at a book store right down from my house.  I help people find books.  I put up the books.  I also can make you a pretty mean latte, frapp, cap, MMCFL, A Chai tea latte or a espresso shot.  Making an espresso shot involves me walking over to the espresso machine and pushing a button.  And if you need a book, and you have no idea what the title is or who wrote it, I can find it for you.  Just give me a minute.  What is the book about?  When was it published?  Do you have any idea what it looks like?  I can get a picture of the book for you on the computer.  Is this the book?  Yes, we have this book in stock.  Let me find it for you.  Here it is.  I’m happy and you’re happy when this happens. Then, twenty minutes later, I will find the book I found for you under a chair or on the bar or in the sex section.  And I will curse and then put the book in the right place.  I will find books that are in the wrong place and put them back in the right place.  I work at a book store.  This is my job.   Continue reading