"Never use a metaphor, simile or other figure of speech which you are used to seeing in print. Never use a long word where a short word will do. If it is possible to cut a word out, always cut it out. Never use the passive where you can use the active."

- George Orwell
I Thought I Knew Where This Was Going

Loren Eaton wanted to like the movie Monsters (2010), but the opening scene killed it for him. "I'd have an easier time liking it if it didn't lie to me in its opening scene," he says. Spoilers.

Also in movie news, Vic Armstrong appears to be remaking Left Behind. I can't tell if this is a straight-forward remake or a comic one. Look at some of the promo images. They're silly.

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Comments on "I Thought I Knew Where This Was Going":
1. Loren Eaton - 02/19/2014 7:17 am EST

Shoot, I knew I forgot something! Gotta add that spoiler tag.

Thanks for the mention, Phil.

2. Mike - 02/21/2014 7:27 am EST

Isn't any version of Left Behind a comic one?

3. Phil - 02/21/2014 11:09 am EST

Ha! Stop it. There's a difference b/w Left Behind and My Left Behind.

4. Mike - 02/24/2014 12:12 pm EST

I don't know what My Left Behind is, but it's probably just as useful as Left Behind theology. And if it's a book, very likely better written.

5. Phil - 02/24/2014 12:29 pm EST

I was wrong on that title. I was thinking of this: Right Behind: A Parody of Last Days Goofiness

There may be a video or sketch called "My Left Behind," which I'm confusing with the book.

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