I lived in the Seattle area for five years and it has the worst kind of rain. It's just monotonous drizzle. Not enough to keep you inside, but just enough to ruin your hair and make you wear gray sweats every day. Five levels of depressing there. Summer lasts from mid July to mid September. » 12/16/14 11:33am Tuesday 11:33am

I agree with you about Chastain. Came out of nowhere to the A-list and leaves me cold every time (I hated her in Interstellar) but Reese has been putting in work for 25 years. Fear, Election, Cruel Intentions, Legally Blonde, Sweet Home Alabama, Walk the Line. None of those roles required her to dial down the movie… » 12/16/14 1:15pm Tuesday 1:15pm

Earthquakes in the Midwest are a serious threat, where the insurance deductibles are higher for the New Madrid fault area than on the Pacific coast. Tornadoes in Compton, however, sounds like an awesome SyFy Original Movie. Or a Kendrick Lamar album. » 12/13/14 11:41am 12/13/14 11:41am

Me and two friends spend a hangover Sunday watching all of season two right before season 3 aired. I had watched it live every Friday and they were catching up. Black Market was pretty rough to get through and they were ready to call it quits but I knew the stuff with Cloud 9/The Election/New Caprica was coming up so… » 12/11/14 3:52pm 12/11/14 3:52pm

It all comes down to character, character, character. The tropes become okay when I care about the characters. Big Hero 6 is filled with clichés. I pegged the bad guy's identity the moment I saw him. It had so many clichés like: » 12/08/14 2:36pm 12/08/14 2:36pm

My wife and I had the same problem. I kept hearing that episode 3 was the one that will get you hooked, and it was more of the same. The characters were cold, the dramatic tension was based off of the idea that no one shares their feelings with another. Entire storylines could be resolved with a long talk while taking… » 12/08/14 10:43am 12/08/14 10:43am