By: Charles McHale
Well here we are, in a world where The Oscars actually happened, and I lived a day where it has happened. It looks like the same exact thing happened in my world yesterday as if The Academy Awards were nonexistent described here. The only difference is that I didn't watch Family Feud, and I had a cup of coffee.
By: Charles McHale
So there are only two more days to the big event. The Oscars. Yes, it's obvious that I have to make The Oscars one sentence considering the momentum behind all the years that lead up to this moment. So, what if there was never such a thing as The Oscars? Here's a day on Oscar Sunday as if The Oscars were to never have happened.
Spike, Cowboy Bebop
If you were like me two months ago, your knowledge of anime was limited to Hayao Miyazaki films and your knowledge of manga was limited to Scott Pilgrim. Fast forward two months and skip the parts where I metaphorically drop acid and crush pills between pages and pages of comic drawings. Somewhere inside that mess, I discovered my gateway drugs to anime and manga.
On this episode: Kyle is joined by Eric Seery and Cassie Cota to talk about Iron Man 3, the newest and highly anticipated Marvel movie.
We all know that when a movie is over the closing credits roll and that's our cue to get up and leave (unless it's a Marvel movie of course). They typically consist of a black screen with white type rolling from the bottom to the top with music playing throughout. But what about the movie's opening credits? These can be entirely more creative and can truly set the tone for the entire movie. Some films take advantage of this tactic and utilize the opening credits to create something truly amazing.
On this episode: Kyle is joined by Alex Zarnoski from Ajazz Tech to tell their worst movie theater experiences and what irritates them while watching movies.
Runtime: 54 minutes
Producer / Editor / Host: Kyle Cicilioni
You probably used to know her as that red haired girl... the one who wasn’t in Wedding Crashers. Amy Adams has gotten exponentially popular over the past 8 years. Prior to 2008, if you were to ask someone, “Who is Amy Adams?” most people wouldn’t be able to tell you. But today, she is everywhere! She is the red-head celebrity. But too much red is never a good thing.
Written by: Mark Dillman
April is the cruelest month according to poet T.S. Eliot. But has Hollywood made March the movie release wasteland? I’ll tell you where to take refuge if you take my advice and Flee the multiplex this month.
They are considered the most prestigious awards for film in the industry. The Academy Awards are given out each year to films for their achievements in cinema. They even call themselves "the world's preeminent movie-related organization of the most accomplished men and women working in cinema". You would assume that winning an Oscar is the highest honor anyone in the film industry could obtain. I’m about to explain to you why that’s no longer the case.
February is usually a pretty slow time of the year for all forms of media and this year is no different. I'm not including the few TV shows will air the second half of their seasons that started last fall (its a whole other argument on why they even split their seasons in half to begin with). I'm here to give you the scoop on whether you should See or Flee from these five new releases.
R.A.N.T. is a blog fueled by intense enthusiasm for notable subjects in the world. Our writers ramble about these topics based on pure opinion, which is better than your opinion, I might add. There is no topic, idea, thought, philosophy, or belief that our team will not tackle.
Rambling About Notable Topics is also in podcast form! Check the blog regularly for audio episodes hosted by Kyle Cicilioni where he and his guests will engage in debates, arguments, and and silly quarrels about a different topic each episode.