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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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Sunday’s Wisdom #133: There’s More to You

“They’re everything you say, but so much more.” – Diana, Wonder Woman Yes, I saw Wonder Woman. Review to follow shortly, but basically: I loved it! 🙂 There are a lot of really good quotes I could choose from, but … 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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