10 ways to end the world in style

2012-movie

If I didn’t have a prior appointment with a nice mug of hot chocolate and an early night, I’d be throwing a 2012 Party tonight. I mean, nobody really thinks the world’s going to end tomorrow, right? (Although if the world is supposed to end when we least expect it, then we least expect it tomorrow, which means that … *brain explodes*)

If you are throwing an End Of World Mayan Prophecy Party (and nobody really thinks the Mayans actually believed that, right?), here’s how to celebrate in style:

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It was a dark and stormy night! Scary movies and freak weather

Frankenstein poster 1931

Now that at least everyone I know seems to have checked in safe and well, I wasn’t sure whether to do a Halloween post or a post-Frankenstorm gratitude post, so I figured I’d combine the two. Here’s a handful of fun movies that were set when the weather was less than balmy.  Continue reading

Missing Logic: The Road

Despite hating the book so much that I left it on a train so that it would no longer sully my handbag, I willingly watched the film of The Road. I figured the only way it could replicate the book’s irritation factor would be to be. Shot. Entirely. In. Rapid. Jump. Cuts.

It wasn’t.

That’s way too much punctuation for the start of this feature, considering the book has hardly any, but there we go. The book’s b*llocks, so what’s wrong with the film?  Continue reading