Notes from the Surf

Ben Affleck directing a movie?? A movie that got a B+ rating from critics ( How come I've never heard of Gone Baby Gone? I might actually want to see this one.

Rendition gets a mediocre C ( - so much for bringing down the Bush regime through film, at least with this film.

Ang Lee directs an NC-17 film Lust, Caution, who woulda thought? It only got a B- though (, guess it's not making my list.

There's an interesting article about the abuses of prison labor at Especially timely since next month, we'll be voting on a proposed amendment to my state constitution to allow this ( seems to be down since sometime late yesterday. Bummer.

It seems Comcast is now falsifying network traffic and forcing certain connections (like BitTorrent) to terminate ( That's a bit scary since I use Comcast - even though I don't use file sharing programs, I'd hate to see what's at the end of the road if this behavior continues.