Ode to The Fifth Element

It was nineteen ninety-seven and my then girlfriend at the time and I went to the MJR movie theater in Chesterfield Township to see this film called The Fifth Element. We had seen some advertisement that claimed it was the best science fiction movie since Star Wars or maybe it was the Star Wars for […]

Dollar Store Blu-rays

Picked up five Blu-rays from the dollar store because of a video I saw that tipped me off. In the video he mentioned his local store had movies like Carrie. Mine did not. But mine did have a bunch he didn’t mention. Surprisingly I’ve never see The Road Warrior, only Beyond Thunderdome back in the nineties […]

Half-assed Widescreen

Recently I saw an HD widescreen version of the movie To Gillian on her 37th Birthday. I noticed that something seemed off in a particular scene that I remember seeing more of previously. Particularly the bottom half of one of the girls in a thong bikini. Out of curiosity, I went back to the 4:3 […]

Minidisc instead of Vinyl

Previous Minidisc article (not required reading): http://www.roxics.com/ode-to-the-minidisc-the-forgotten-format/ It’s been twenty-three months since my post titled Blu-ray is the new Vinyl. I’ve stayed pretty true to the things I said there. I still have yet to buy a new turntable or any new albums on vinyl. I cooled my jets on the format. I still think the […]