Category Archives: Movies

The New Mutants Trailer: WHAT?!

As a general fan of the X-Men franchise (though not every single installment) I have been looking forward to Fox’s next addition, The New Mutants. Then this trailer came out just today: (fair warning: it’s a horror film) What? What? I … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #148: Beware the Price

“You wanted to be a genie? You got it, and everything that goes with it: phenomenal cosmic powers, itty-bitty living space.” – Aladdin, Aladdin Who doesn’t love Disney, eh? 😉 I think most of us can remember this scene, right … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #144: Monsters Fight Monsters Too

“What was done to me was monstrous.” “And they created a monster.” – V and Evey Hammond, V for Vendetta The above quote is between the movie’s central protagonists, so if anyone’s supposed to be good in this story, it’s … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #139: Try Something That Hasn’t Failed Yet

“But this isn’t right! You’re meant to charge in, sword drawn, banner flying! That’s what all the other knights did!” “Yeah! Right before they burst into flame!” – Fiona and Shrek, Shrek In addition to being one of the more … Continue reading

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Spider-Man’s Marvelous Homecoming

I love the movies that leave you, at the end, just thinking, “That was awesome!” The movies that, as you are leaving the theater, just make you want to turn around and watch it again. Such a movie is Spider-Man: … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #138: The True Man Beneath

“If you’re nothing without that suit, then you shouldn’t have it.” – Tony Stark, aka Iron Man, Spider-Man: Homecoming Yes, I have seen it already. Duh. 😉 You may expect my review in a couple of days. 🙂 When Tony … Continue reading

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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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