Snarky's Machine talks Action movies
If you enjoyed hearing Angelina Anderson, aka Snarky’s Machine, talk about Dame Judie Dench starring in her own action movie, listen to this full interview that touches on race in film, James Bond, a... Read more »
Snarky's Cinemachine: Evelyn Salt should smile more!
Cinematic depictions of spies devoid of engaging personalities are no novelty. In fact, with the exception of James Bond, more often than not, cinematic spies tend to provide more authenticity when they are not weighed down with personality traits at levels best left to proverbial used car... Read more »
Snarky's Cinemachine: The Salt Supremacy
Hollywood has a well established history of ineptitude as it relates to balancing the wishes of fans with the desire for strong box office numbers. Producers would be wise to create entertainment, which privileges preservation of source material or genre conventions over profit concerns, as many... Read more »
Snarky's Cinemachine: Why I Watch What I Watch
The action thriller flick Salt starring Angelina Jolie opens today and I plan to be there for the earliest showing possible (to avoid the crowds and I have tons of grant writing to do this weekend!) in order to vote with my dollars for the kind of movie... Read more »
Snarky's Cinemachine: Two Interesting Upcoming Releases!
Movie audiences dissatisfied with summer cinema offerings are eagerly looking towards fall releases in hopes finding a reprieve from the foul, unwatchable dreck currently polluting multiplexes. Here are two that have piqued my interest. Read more »
Snarky's Cinemachine: Five Non-Spoiler-y Things About Inception
Talk of Christopher Nolan’s latest film Inception seems inescapable; the buzz alone propelled the film into the top spot opening weekend. Granted, the only notable competition was Disney... Read more »
Snarky's Cinemachine: Hollywood, I Can Quit You!
On July 2, 1996 I was nearly trampled by an enthused crowd of action film fanatics as we raced to snag the best seats for the midnight premiere of Independence Day. I remember everything about that night: what I wore (Charlie’s Angels ringer... Read more »
Snarky's Cinemachine: The Lost Boys
I will admit to being a bit lost as it relates to the Twilight phenomena. Unlike lots of folks, I have a neutral opinion on the franchise. I picked up the first book based on a friend’s recommendation; she said Twilight reminded her of the work of YA lit queen Francesca Lia Block, an author... Read more »
Snarky's Cinemachine: Andrew Garfield is the New Spiderman
While Wonder Woman’s Hot Topic makeover took center stage last week, another superhero fate was being revealed. This week it was... Read more »
Snarky's Cinemachine: Wonder Woman Puts on Pants!
To be fair, based on the above image alone, I did not fully appreciate the outrage. It appeared Wonder Woman’s ass kicking capabilities did not seem diminished despite the lack of star spangled panties and glamorous accessories. However, when I saw... Read more »