Movie Madness 2016 Heat Three: Hail, Caesar! vs. The Nice Guys

Movie Madness is a feature wherein I pit my top sixteen most anticipated films of the year against each other in a bracketed single elimination tournament because top ten lists can sit and spin.

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Movie Madness 2016 begins!

Top ten lists, right? They’re a bit dull, a bit overplayed, and if we’re honest, they save all the fun for one big push at the end of the year. I’ve been trying to figure out for a little while now how I can talk about things like movies and games throughout the year, without resorting to just writing a quick review of everything I watch or play. Especially in the case of movies, since working at a cinema, I get an opportunity to watch a lot of them. So, I’ve come up with something I want to try out throughout this year. I call it Movie Madness.

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So I Kinda Sorta Maybe Wrote A Novel (Again)

I guess I’ve been away from this thing for a little while. Apart from a quick excited post the night before Star Wars opened and a grand(ish) return to blogging for a top ten films of 2015 list I haven’t really been around since last April. So, the absence and the reasons behind it…

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2014: January Wrap Up

As people already know, I love doing the top ten end of year lists for things like films and games (probably extending to books this year too). The problem is that by the time December comes around, I’ve forgotten the first half of the year amidst the Christmas rush. The lists tend to skew towards things released at the end of the year. This started out as notes for myself to keep track of what I’ve read, watched, and played, but with a bit of sprucing up I saw no reason to not post them here. That said, they may still be a bit rough around the edges in places, with some of them based more in emotional responses than any sort of reviewing metric. Still, I think it’s interesting enough to warrant a monthly post.

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