So, I had no idea what to write tonight.
I was listening to my favorite radio station in Portland, WPMG 90.9 listening to the amazing Midnight Sun radio show (5-7pm blues/soul Monday-Friday), and heard her like “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” and “The Artist”.
The “Extremely Loud” review didn’t bother me, but I was only 1/2 listening to “The Artist” review and realized she was going over much of the plot which I didn’t know, and realized I was glad I wasn’t really listening.
My wife is much worse about spoilers then I am, but I want to know the movie/book/etc. was good or bad, what was done well, good acting, etc.
I don’t want to have a plot summary.
A perfect example of a spoiler would be some of the previews for “Contraband” the new Mark Wahlberg movie. Me and Lanna saw a preview before I think “The Descendants” and after the 2 minute trailer, felt like we just saw the whole movie, plot twists and all.
Here would be an example from a movie hopefully everyone has seen by now: “The Empire Strikes Back” ..
Good review: Darker then the original, more exploration of the force and the mystical energy of this universe, a richer film.
Bad: Listing every major plot point of the movie, and all the many rich surprises, yep I couldn’t do spoilers for a movie that is part of the collective experience of the world and has been spoiled as a joke in everything from the Simpsons to South Park.
So, let me know you loved something, loved the acting, loved the characters; don’t tell me what happened.