Category Archives: Movies

Black Panther Slashes Through the Box Office

And Marvel Studios produces, as usual, a fun, fantastic superhero adventure. 🙂 There’s something to be said for a studio who achieves a record like that, where such high quality is the usual thing. Their record on other screens may … Continue reading

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Pete’s Dragon: A Very Bland Remake

The Jungle Book was a fantastic new take on the classic story, mixing the charm of the animated version with the darker, bloodier material of the original tale. Cinderella was an enchanting redevelopment of the character and her relationship with … Continue reading

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(Not) The Last Jedi: Just a Couple (Late) Thoughts

Nearly forty years after the saga began with the original movie, The Last Jedi is arguably the darkest and most tragic addition to the Star Wars franchise yet. Both the story and the characters delve ever deeper into the darkness … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #161: “Almost”

“Almost carries no weight. Especially in matters of the heart.” – The Ghost of Christmas Past, A Christmas Carol 1984, starring George C. Scott Hey, look! Two Christmas Carol quotes in a row! Heh, one might start to think that … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #159: Humans Need Fantasy

“You’re saying humans need fantasy to make life bearable?” “No. Humans need fantasy to be human. To be the place where the falling angel meets the rising ape.” “With Tooth Fairies, Hogfathers…” “Yes. As practice, you have to start out … Continue reading

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How Excited Am I for Infinity War?

About this much: The first trailer from Marvel has finally dropped online! I have been looking forward to seeing it pretty much all day! 🙂 So, let’s see what we got! …yep, a long series of geek-out moments! 🙂 First … Continue reading

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Justice League, Assemble!

So, DC’s latest addition to their superhero cinematic universe premiered this past weekend, and it’s had something of a mixed reception. From what I’ve been hearing the reading, people are either loving it or hating it. I’m somewhere in the … Continue reading

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These Ladies Are Scorching: The Five Flaming Hotties Tag

So, this is a fairly new tag (I think) that I’ve suddenly seen popping up on a number of the blogs I follow. I was actually starting to wonder if any of my friends on here were going to tag … Continue reading

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Thor: Ragnarok Hits it… Almost… Out of the Park!

I’ve been wrestling with myself a bit. I went to see Marvel’s latest, Thor: Ragnarok, and I have heard and read almost nothing but absolute praise of the highest order about it. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great movie … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #154: Brighter Side of Death

“I’m sorry about your father and brother.” “I will see them again. We Transylvanians always look on the brighter side of death.” “There’s a brighter side of death?” “Yes. It’s just harder to see.” – Gabriel Van Helsing & Anna … Continue reading

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