Who Are These Shmegeggies, Anyway?
- The 2012 Ira Winners, Part 2: The Annual Accolades
- The 2012 Ira Winners, Part 1: The Best of the 1950s.
- Alex’s 2012 Ira Ballot
- Aaron’s 2012 Ira Ballot
- Alex Finally Catches up with “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” … and Risks Getting Dumped By Aaron.
- Alex’s 100 Favorite Movies of the 1950s
- Aaron’s 100 Favorite Movies of the 1950s
- Getting Back To Movies You *Can* See … Here’s Our Take on ‘Zero Dark Thirty’
- Whatchoo Talkin’ ’Bout, Wichita? (Or: Wichita WYSIWYG)
- Post #46, In Which We Attempt To Characterize the Massive Amount of Suck That Is “Prometheus”
Author Archives: Aaron & Alex
We know you’ve been waiting with bated breath! Here are the 2012 Ira winners: Best Costume Design: Kari Perkins, Bernie Best Editing: Todd Woody Richman & Tyler H. Walk, How to Survive a Plague Best Score: Dan Rohmer & Benh … Continue reading
Here are the 100 best films of the 1950s, ranked according to the judgment of our august body: 1. The Earrings of Madame de… (Max Ophüls, 1953) 2. Touch of Evil (Orson Welles, 1958) 3. Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock, 1958) 4. … Continue reading
Another Destination Iras! This year we’re going to beautiful Truro, MA, the hometown of our friends Howard and Ed, who are graciously hosting our grand ceremony this year. And again this year the Iras are a two-night affair: The first … Continue reading
So, I guess it’s my turn. I don’t have many comments, aside from saying that in my ironic awards I was not targeting movies that you love, Alex—it’s just that you happen to love garbage movies (Best Exotic Marigold Hotel … Continue reading
Alex: It looked terrible. It looked sun-kissed and sentimental. It looked like a bunch of uptight English prunes on a reluctant journey that ultimately reminds them of life’s joys. It looked racist. It looked like this year’s The Help. It had to … Continue reading
Alex: So our beloved circle of film nerds/experts/snobs — I refer, of course, to the voting body of the Ira Awards — are now doing a decade-by-decade round-up, starting, this year, with the 1950s. By New Year’s Day each voter … Continue reading
Aaron: Leave it to Alex to format his list in a special way that looks good and would take me an hour to replicate. Alex, you love, er, gilding lilies. So here is my list. I think we have a lot … Continue reading
Alex: Meh. I mean, really, that’s pretty much what I have to say. Meh. Okay, the raid on the bin Laden compound is “wiveting,” as Babwa Wawa used to say, but the rest of Zero Dark Thirty — which begins … Continue reading
So, welcome back to everyone. It’s been awhile since we posted anything. We both got tied up in “real life” and this blog fell by the wayside… But recently we got in a great discussion of a movie nobody has … Continue reading
Alex: How did we all get it in our heads that Prometheus would be Ridley Scott’s “return” to some sort of artiste-ism? I think there’s been the sense around Prometheus that it would exhibit Ridley in his slower, more thoughtful … Continue reading