REVIEW: ‘Elysium’ Kicks Ass, Then Sits on It

There were a couple of interesting films for me to review this week — Lovelace, which nearly starred Lindsay Lohan, and David Gordon Green’s Prince Avalanche — but I succumbed to the mighty blockbuster and saw Neill Blomkamp’s Elysium instead. (Side note: Am I the only one who thinks the past tense of succumb should be succame?)

I have a lot of time for writer-director Blomkamp ever since his inventive, hyperkinetic District 9 stomped onto the screen and blew everyone away,

Troll Control


by James Killough

For those outside Homolandia who think that trolls are creatures similar to ogres, but you’re afraid to ask what the difference is because you might seem stupid, never fear, I am here to set you straight:

This is with all due respect to Nathan Lane , of course, who is far more talented and successful that I ever will be.  However, when I was scratching the wrinkles around my neck for an example of a famous toady older gay man, who might also have a premium account on, but I’m not saying, Lane is the first that sprang to mind.  And you have to admit, he and Shrek do look fabulous side by side.