Everything Else

by / on February 26, 2015 at 3:00 am / in Everything Else, Man I Love TV

MAN, I LOVE TV: “JUSTIFIED” WHO’S GONNA DIE? ODDS (EPISODE 6.6)

Well, that’s more like it… With next week’s episode signifying the halfway point of this final season, I knew that cards were going to have to start being laid out and hands played and other gambling metaphors used to say […]

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by / on February 25, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Features

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: WHEN THERE IS NO CHARACTER

I thought it was important to end February Classics month at Man I Love Films, by watching a heralded classic film I had never seen before. I choose 2001: A Space Odyssey, with the expectations that it would be long, and […]

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by / on February 25, 2015 at 8:16 am / in Everything Else, TGITDNMAR

TGITDNMAR: (2/27/15)

As you may have heard but probably didn’t, a tiny awards show of absolutely no note held its annual ceremony this past Sunday. They give out golden statuettes of a skinny, bald man who may or may not be named […]

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by / on February 24, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

A CLASSIC FRANCHISE

Did you know that I have a real problem with franchises? No? Well, I do. A real problem. The MCU, the DC universe, the constant reboots and sequels, the constant attempts to turn ANY film – and that includes Gone […]

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by / on February 20, 2015 at 3:00 am / in Everything Else, Lists

GAMBLING THROUGHOUT THE ERAS – TOP FILM CHARACTERS

By Josh Robinson: This month, we are honoring the classics here at MAN, I LOVE FILMS. From discussions about what makes a classic film just that to which classic characters keep us coming back for more and everything in between. […]

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by / on February 19, 2015 at 3:00 am / in Everything Else, Man I Love TV

MAN, I LOVE TV: “JUSTIFIED” WHO’S GONNA DIE? ODDS (EPISODE 6.5)

Consider me confused. After the high high I got from last week’s venture into Harlan County, I was expecting even more tension and even more quips and even more top-notch “Justified.” Instead, we were handed a slow, fairly unimportant hour […]

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by / on February 18, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: CLASSIC HITCHCOCK

It wouldn’t be a Classics Month without characters helmed by Alfred Hitchcock (as Lauren also discussed this week). With four films on American Film Institute’s 100 Movies, Hitchcock is not just the master of suspense; he’s also a master of […]

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by / on February 18, 2015 at 3:00 am / in Everything Else, TGITDNMAR

TGITDNMAR: (2/20/15)

Mr. Grey was a busy man this weekend, whipping his competition en route to the largest February opening of all time. It was a good, old-fashioned thrashing. Speaking of whippings and old-fashioned thrashings, Fifty Shades of Grey bested the previous […]

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by / on February 17, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

WHAT MAKES A CLASSIC?

Ever since we started this Classics discussion on Man, I Love Films, I’ve been trying to decide what I think really makes a Xlassic. It is time period? Director? Actors? Is it how iconic or influential the film is, or […]

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by / on February 12, 2015 at 3:00 am / in Everything Else, Man I Love TV

MAN, I LOVE TV: “JUSTIFIED” WHO’S GONNA DIE? ODDS (EPISODE 6.4)

Happy Thursday, everyone! And if it’s Thursday, you know what that means… the odds are up! I have to start by saying that this week featured an absolutely fantastic episode and one that made the slightly slower previous episode worth […]

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