• Pablo Wrote a Clickbait Article — What Happened Next Will Shock You

    You know what clickbait is. It’s the tease that the least journalistic “journalism” sites on the web use to get you to click the links to their articles. This Little Girl’s Singing Voice Will Melt Your Heart And Lick It Up Like a One-Day-Old Kitten Buzzfeed, HuffPo, Gawker — they all do it. It’s not …

  • The Pablog Movie Log presents “Pacific Rim”

    SPOILER-FREE: It’s this generation’s Independence Day. And as a result, Pacific Rim definitively shows us how far filmmakers have come since 1996 in putting magic on the screen for summer audiences. I invoke Independence Day for a few reasons. First, the narrative structure is pretty much identical. Aliens attack us, catching us off guard. We …

  • The Pablog Movie Log presents “World War Z”

    SPOILER-FREE: If you like those movies where a guy runs around avoiding death for two hours in the name of his family, this is the movie for you. Otherwise, let’s pretend this never happened. And frankly, War of the Worlds did it so much better with its tremendous set pieces, but I digress. World War …

  • The Pablog Movie Log presents “Man of Steel”

    All reviews are laced with spoilers unless otherwise stated. This movie couldn’t be more heavy-handed if it were a masturbating teenage boy. And before fellow DCers click away, let me tell you where I’m coming from. I’m fully aware how heavy the “last son of Krypton” bit should be, and it normally doesn’t get its …