Short Ends and Leader

August 2008

Blockbusting: Comments on the Summer Movies - Part 2

We're taking a few days off here at Short Ends and Leader. In the meantime, please enjoy some of our more provocative posts. Today, we will look at Part Two of our feature length commentaries on some of Summer 2008's biggest hits - and misses.


Blockbusting: Comments on the Summer Movies - Part 1

We're taking a few days off here at Short Ends and Leader. In the meantime, please enjoy some of our more provocative posts. Today, we will look at Part One of our feature length commentaries on some of Summer 2008's biggest hits - and misses.


Critical Confessions: Parts 1 - 10

We're taking a few days off here at Short Ends and Leader. In the meantime, please enjoy some of our more provocative posts. Today, we will focus on our regular feature describing the pleasures and pitfalls of being a (supposedly) professional film reviewer - Critical Confessions


Code Monkeys: Season One

One of the most intriguing media marriages in quite a while has been the uncomfortable creative partnership between videogames and movies. A lot of the


Friday Film Focus - 15 August, 2008

The Summer is winding down, and yet there are still some high profile titles waiting to be released. For 15 August, here are the films in


‘Barcelona’ Betrays Allen’s Stifled Storytelling

Vicky Christina Barcelona is really nothing more than rich people bitching. Now where exactly is the fun in that?


Animated ‘Wars’ Marks End of Franchise’s Magic

You’ve got to give George Lucas credit. Who else but the man behind the whole Skywalker family space saga could systematically rape his past


South Park: The Complete Eleventh Season

It had a strange sense of serendipity to it. On the same week as its release on DVD, Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s now


‘Tropic’ Blunder

We hear it all the time, that comedy cop out meant to assuage the offender of all implied guilt: “It’s just a joke.” Be


Danny O.D.: Too Much McBride?

That’s it. I’ve had it. I am officially at my character actor capacity. Nothing personal on the man in question, but after a


July 2008

June 2008

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 19 - "The Chitters"

// Channel Surfing

"Another stand-alone episode, but there's still plenty to discuss in the Supernatural world.

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