Yrrrrrrghh… Yeah, I know. I'm overdue for my samurai cinema top three reviews. But I haven't really been in the right frame of mind… somedays barely in any frame of mind at all. I'm wrestling with round two of Ye Oulde Wintre Headcolde. It hasn't left my brain much analytical maneuvering room so this interim babble will have to suffice until I can get two or three neurons back in a room to have a discussion about medieval Japanese cinematic nuggets.
And of course, there's plenty among you who probably aren't missing it
It's been a strange year. Since late June I've been slogging through my biggest creative desert of… of… THE CENTURY! OK, that sounds a bit hyperbolic, but I don't recall being this creatively stuffed up for the last 13 years. Same thing – less melodrama.
I've tried pushing against the block. I've tried pulling. I've tried just ignoring the block and going all Zen. Either way, no joy. I suspect the muses will not settle for less than a nubile virgin sacrifice, so it seems I have a new Winter project!?! At least I'll try to get to that after I stop coughing up a lung (what happens if I've already coughed up two???).
Well happy holidays to y'all and I certainly hope you managed to avoid the viral bullet that winged me. Here's some visual stocking stuffers for ya – maybe a few DA things you've missed. Click to surf the Vannevar Bush ™ brand hyperlinkadoodle back to the original's page.
G'won! Click 'em! You know you want to!