Tag: film

Vintage Entomology film!

I  love this little animated film from 1912. So much embedded in this:  The chauffeur is a weevil! The club is named The Gay Dragonfly! The cock-blocking grasshopper! The lovely music! Ok, well, the ending […]

Green Porno: part 2

You might remember I mentioned Isabella Rossellini’s short films about insect sex earlier–here’s an interview with her discussing the films, and some short excerpts: Alas, she repeats the myth that mantids consume the head of […]

Isabella Rossellini, insects, and porn

Really, could there be any better combination? Apparently she’s created a series of short films: “The 55-year-old actress will premiere “Green Porno”, a series she directed and co-produced as “quickies” for mobile phones and mobile […]

The Bee Movie: a review

So much is going on in this movie in terms of entomological nonsense, I decided to review it twice. Movie rating: Scientific accuracy rating: As a movie, and a way to kill an hour and […]

More about McDonalds, The Bee Movie, and Conservation International

Earlier this week I was ranting about being contacted by a non-profit nature organization (CI) to plug the mal-nutritious “happy meal” associated with the Bee Movie. I found the happy meal suspect, the movie missing […]

The Bee Movie, McDonalds, and greenwashing

W00t! I got another interesting contact from a PR person. This one was from Conservation International, which has “partnered” with McDonalds to promote a “healthier” Happy Meal in conjunction with the marketing of the Bee […]