Entertainment

A Very Long Engagement

We rented the French film “A Very Long Engagement” last night. It starred Audrey Tautou and was directed and co-written by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, the writer and director of Amelie. So, we had high expectations. I liked this movie even better than Amelie (which I loved). It had the same simplicity Read more…

By Brian, ago
General

The Blogosphere Welcomes Ryan Warren

I’m such a dick. My friend Ryan made the mistake of telling me that he was “experimenting” with the whole blogging thing, just to get a feel for the technology. That’s kind of like when you’re in college and you tell your friend about the “experimenting” you did with homosexuality… Read more…

By Brian, ago
Entertainment

Batman Begins

Right off the bat you should know that from the ages of 11 to about 15 I was a huge comic fan. I generally shunned what I considered the more ‘kiddie’ brand of DC comics in favor of the imminently more mature Marvel universe of superheroes, but I always had Read more…

By Brian, ago
Ann

No more trips to Brussels

I’m finally done. After my film noir exam today I got on the international train from Brussels for the last time. I’ve been on that train twice a week since last September! No more delays. No more screaming kids. No more Morroccans proclaiming that all Belgian women are beautiful. And Read more…

By Ann, ago
Ramblings

Where’s the Apology For Terri?

The results are back. I have only one thing to say. All you dispicable people who sent hate mail to Michael Schiavo, and all you Republican politicans who ran back to Congress to get special laws passed to violate an American’s civil rights, and Jeb and George Bush, and even Read more…

By Brian, ago
Europe

The U2 Vertigo Tour

I finally saw U2 in concert. This Friday Ann and I and two of our friends (Ian and Katja) saw the Vertigo tour at Heysel stadium in Brussels. It was a beautiful day which turned into a cool night. There were two decent opening acts before U2 took the stage Read more…

By Brian, ago
Entertainment

Series of Unfortunate Events

This movie was GREAT! Five stars. I can’t believe I didn’t go see it in the theater and didn’t hear more about it. It was a unique and original story, a great cast, looked beautiful (both the cinematography and the sets), was funny, magical, and entertaining the whole way through. Read more…

By Brian, ago