The Highly Subjective Guide To The 2018 Oscars

Since joining the Deadshirt crew in 2013, I’ve written about a lot of movies. But the strange world of Oscar prognostication and awards season commentary was something I only touched on twice. In 2014, I wrote about my then complicated feelings toward the discourse surrounding Read More …

Mind The Gap: You Haven’t Seen There Will Be Blood?

We at Deadshirt like to fancy ourselves pretty dedicated to popular culture with a combined knowledge of all things media that borders on the encyclopedic, but no one is perfect. There’s just too much music, too many films, too many comics, and way too many Read More …

Inherent Vice: One Stuffy Joint [Review]

Shrouded by a marijuana haze, a stoner chuckles at something and so do you. This is the prevailing feeling of Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest, Inherent Vice, a stoner noir based on the Thomas Pynchon novel of the same name. Its pleasures are cotton candy fluff—ephemeral Read More …