Tag Archive: Computers


Haiku Review: Her (2013)

herStarring: Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara & Chris Pratt
Written & directed by Spike Jonze

In the not-so-distant future, a lonely man develops a romantic relationship with his artificially intelligent operating system.


Admit it, after
watching this you tried to have
phone sex with Siri.

Grade: A


c2014
By Daniel J. Hoag
Her is playing now in theaters nationwide.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1798709/?ref_=nv_sr_1

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Haiku Review: Skyfall (2012)

Starring: Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Bérénice Marlohe, Albert Finney & Ben Whishaw
Written by Neal Purvis & Robert Wade and John Logan
Directed by Sam Mendes

When a cyberterrorist seeks revenge on M., it’s up to James Bond to stop him.


Seems Her Majesty’s
Secret Service has come through
for us once again.

Grade: A-


c2012
By Daniel J. Hoag
Skyfall is now playing in theaters nationwide.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1074638/

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde, Bruce Boxleitner & Michael Sheen
Screenplay by Edward Kitsis & Adam Horowitz
Directed by Joseph Kosinski

The son of a world famous video game designer attempts to rescue his missing father from the cyberworld into which he disappeared years ago.


Hopefully inspires
a whole new generation
of nerds. End of line.

Grade: B


c2011
By Daniel J. Hoag
Tron: Legacy is available on Blu-ray and DVD on 4/5/11.
It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Sound Editing, 2010.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1104001/