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“PACIFIC RIM”

-When a kid sees his or her’s first Japanese Monster movie, be it “Godzilla vs Monster Zero” or “War of the Gargantuas”, the first response is usually, “Wow! Giant monsters are AWESOME!” But then you grow up and become more … Continue reading

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“IRON MAN 3″

The Cinema of Shane Black in a nutshell. (Paraphrasing from memory.) Extremis Enhanced Female Busey: Is that all you got? A smirk and a clever quip? Tony Stark: Lady, that’s the title of my autobiography. Trim, efficient and with just the right amount … Continue reading

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MAN OF STEEL TRAILER: “He’ll be a God to them”.

There’s no denying that the footage looks epic.  Superman is the cornerstone of the DC comic universe and there’s no which way in hell they’re going to nickel and dime this thing. The trick is going to be nailing the … Continue reading

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On the passing of Margaret Thatcher…

If you can’t say anything nice…Let Elvis Costello speak for you. Canonization is for Saints. Margaret Thatcher was no saint. That is all.

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TRAILER THUNDERDOME: “White House Down” Vs. “Pain & Gain”.

Haven’t done one of these in a while so what the hell… In this edition of Trailer Thunderdome, we watch two of the biggest action directors working today flex their muscles. One going the upscale route.  The other getting sleazy … Continue reading

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Netflix pick of the Week: SIDE BY SIDE.

Watching the new Keanu Reeves documentary on the debate over Film vs. Digital, “Side by Side”, I’m reminded of a quote of John Rogers that was said in context over the shifting structure of TV scheduling but also fits here. … Continue reading

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Quvenzhane Wallis Vs. The Onion. Or why sometimes jokes just don’t damn work!

Yeah, so this was a thing tonight. (Via The AP.) A tweet from The Onion about the 9-year-old star of “Beasts of the Southern Wild” is drawing criticism for being tasteless, even amid the constant social media satire of the … Continue reading

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Additions to the Blu-Ray library.

Thanks to at least three hundred dollars in gift cards, (From work and family for Xmas.), I was able to expand my Blu-Ray library.  Needless to say, I am pleased with what I got. WHAT I’VE ALREADY SEEN! INDIANA JONES: … Continue reading

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My two cents on the Oscar nominations of 2013 and the “Cloud Atlas”, “Zero Dark Thirty” snubs.

Given the fact that I rarely make it out to the movies nowadays, I’m not going to try to make anything resembling a prediction about who’s going to win what.  But I do have a few words to say about … Continue reading

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END OF YEAR FILM FESTIVAL!!!

Not counting the camera tests, this is my output for the year. I’m not much for New Year’s Resolutions. But if I were to make one this year, it would be to kick things up a notch. The good news … Continue reading

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