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Hidden Figures

I saw the trailers for Hidden Figures. I enjoyed them. I figured I’d enjoy the movie, but it just wasn’t a priority for me to see it. And as a certain nameless someone close to me absolutely raved about it, … Continue reading

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MCU Copycatting #10: A New Contender

By my last count, we have at least half a dozen distinct cinematic universes out there. Marvel’s MCU, DC’s DCEU, Arrowverse, and the animated movie universe, Fox’s X-Men, Sony’s Spider-Man (which will no longer have Spider-Man in it) as well … Continue reading

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MCU Copycatting #9: Updates for Sony and Universal

I didn’t think I’d be updating my MCU Copycatting theme for quite awhile yet. I mean, we’re barely halfway through the year, it’s not even been five months since my last commentary, and the one before that was more a … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Wonder Woman

Fantastic. Amazing. Incredible. Wonderful. (pun intended) DC finally got one right. Not just “better.” Right. Wonder Woman is a truly good, exceptional, inspiring movie that lives up to the considerable hype which precedes it. High praise? Yes. And well-deserved. One … Continue reading

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Dead Men Tell No Tales: Pirates, the Next Generation… Needs Help

I was pretty excited for this movie. Not, like, absolutely ecstatic or anything, but excited. As I’ve really enjoyed the entire Pirates series, I couldn’t really miss the fifth, and possibly final, addition to the franchise. So, what did I … Continue reading

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2! Whoo!

That. Was. Fantastic! I do not know if Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is “Marvel’s best yet,” as some are saying, but I certainly see how the argument can be made. 🙂 Most obviously, the first Guardians movie is … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #125: The Tragedy of a Mask

“The truth is, after so many years, you begin to lose more than just your appetite. You wear a mask for so long, you forget who you were beneath it.” – Gordon Dietrich, V for Vendetta Some time ago, I … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #124: Potential Value

“Why are you really with him?” “Somehow I sense he has potential.” “Really? I sense he’s mostly full of shit.” “But rich manure can fertilize fields which will feed millions.” – Jade & the Nameless Monk, Bulletproof Monk I love … Continue reading

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The Good and Bad of Beauty and the Beast

It’s a very tricky thing, taking an animated classic and remaking it as a live-action feature. Updating the story and characters to something more “modern” can be quite difficult. Changing the narrative around can open up room to create a … Continue reading

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Logan

About a year ago, I began my review of Deadpool with a promise to my friends and family that I would not be the one to introduce their children to it. I begin my review of Logan in a similar … Continue reading

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