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The Real Reason Action Movies Are Better Than Chick Flicks

There is an eternal war raging in almost every household. It is the great contest of which movie two or more people will agree to watch together. One side favors action, adventure, fighting, and explosions, and the other wants romance, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #264: Nothing and Everything

“What is a bowl of milk? Nothing. But kindness makes it everything.” – The Fairy Godmother, Cinderella (2015) Cinderella is at a very low point in her life when she meets her fairy godmother. She’s suffered losses, and been slowly … Continue reading

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Frozen Again

When they made Frozen, they started out going in one direction, and then completely turned around and went in another. It shows, but the narrative they put together, complete with the cast and the soundtrack, was pretty phenomenal anyway. They … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #261: Last Moments

“If these be our last moments, men, let us live them with honor.” – Thorin Oakenshield, The Hobbit (animated, 1977) I suppose my mind has been dwelling on this since Veteran’s Day, how each moment we have is a gift, … Continue reading

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My Scooby-Doo Movie Countdown

Ooo-OOOO-ooooh! It’s the thirteen moooovies of Scoooooby-Doooo! …ok, not really “the” thirteen movies. There are more, but it just sounds cool, ya know? Scooby, Halloween, the number thirteen… they go together like peanut butter, jelly, and bread! 🙂 To celebrate … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #258: Try Again

“You try, you fail. You try, you fail. But the only true failure is when you stop trying. …Try again.” – Madame Leota, The Haunted Mansion Everybody knows what it is to fail. Almost everyone learns, sooner or later, what … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #253: The Line Must Be Drawn

“The line must be drawn here! This far, no farther!” – Captain Jean-Luc Picard, Star Trek: First Contact When Picard says this, it must be admitted, he is not at his most rational. He is leading a desperate fight to … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #247: Hakuna Matata People

“My friends are gone! …and, my hakuna matata went with them!” – Timon, The Lion King 1½ This side-story of the original animated classic The Lion King is an outrageously funny parody, but it still has some emotional weight to … Continue reading

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State of the Cineverse, 2019

It’s been about two years since I last commented on cinematic universes. For all of those two years, there was always something happening, something still in progress. Now, we stand at a moment where there have been multiple endings, several … Continue reading

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Far From Home: The REAL “Amazing” Spider-Man

Spider-Man: Homecoming told the story of a young man, Peter Parker, who wanted to rise up higher while the world was pushing him down, and then he chose a humbler path after his ultimate triumph. Peter’s second solo movie in … Continue reading

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